CMPD Officer Killed by Transfer Truck Had Just Returned from Maternity Leave – Leaves Behind 3 Children and Husband

A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Officer killed in a crash on Interstate 85 yesterday morning had just returned from maternity leave, according to Back the Blue NC. Officials said Officer Mia Goodwin leaves behind three children and a husband, Brenton Goodwin, who serves as a firefighter with the Charlotte Fire Department. “Keep this family in your thoughts and prayers, as well as all of CMPD,” said a statement from Charlotte Fire Station 29. CMPD Chief Johnny Jennings announced Officer Goodwin’s death yesterday after an overnight crash in northeast Charlotte.

Author: Mike Jackson