BC forces are mourning a former police spokesperson who was killed in a head-on crash over the weekend.
Sgt. Judy Bird of the Abbotsford Police confirmed to Daily Hive that they were advised by the Nainamo RCMP that retired Sgt. Shinder Kirk was killed in a collision this weekend on Vancouver Island.
A prominent officer and much-loved person, forces across BC are posting heartfelt messages in honour of Sgt. Shinder Kirk’s legacy.
My heart is with everyone grieving the loss of retired Abbotsford police officer Shinder Kirk. He was a warm & caring man, dedicated to fighting gang violence, & a much admired leader in the South Asian community. My condolences to his family, friends & Abbotsford Police force.
— John Horgan (@jjhorgan) December 24, 2018
@PortMoodyPD would like to extend their condolences to the family and co-workers of retired @AbbyPoliceDept Sgt Shinder Kirk. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. #inourprayers
— Port Moody Police (@PortMoodyPD) December 24, 2018
— Burnaby RCMP (@BurnabyRCMP) December 24, 2018
Shinder Kirk was a professional, dedicated, and passionate about making our communities safe from gang violence. The thoughts of all of us at the CFSEU-BC go out to Shinder’s family and those who knew Shinder at this tragic time. We will miss him.
— Sgt Brenda Winpenny (@CfseuMRO) December 24, 2018