Community Service Officer Jimmie Birmingham Passes Away After Off-Duty Collision
For Immediate Release
November 21, 2018
COMMUNITY SERVICE OFFICER JIMMIE BIRMINGHAM PASSES AWAY AFTER OFF-DUTY COLLISION
CORONA, CA–The Corona Police Department is saddened to announce the death of Community Service Officer Jimmie Birmingham.
On the evening of November 15, 2018, Jimmie was riding his motorcycle home from work when he was involved in an off-duty collision. The collision occurred in the City of Menifee, located in Southwestern Riverside County.
Jimmie was treated by paramedics, doctors, nurses and medical staff members but succumbed to his injuries on November 19.
Jimmie was 25 years old and had served the Corona Police Department for four years. He began his career in Corona in March of 2015 as a Police Cadet and worked in various divisions of the Department. In May of 2015, Jimmie graduated with his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from California State University, Fullerton. In November of 2015, Jimmie was promoted to a full-time position as a Community Service Officer where he worked in Patrol and completed a rotation in the Traffic Bureau.
Jimmie grew up in Riverside County and was an avid fan of the Green Bay Packers. He loved snowboarding and spent many days on the slopes of Snow Summit. He also enjoyed sushi with friends, camping, and his dog, Lambeau. Jimmie cared deeply for his Department and the community he served proudly. Jimmie was currently training to become a police officer, with aspirations to promote to the command level.
The Corona Police Department would like to thank everyone involved in Jimmie’s medical care and the community for their continued support during this difficult time.
The collision investigation is being handled by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.
Lieutenant Paul Mercado
City of Corona Police Department