Scott Birney

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Service Record

Garden City Kansas Police Department

Rank Officer
Dates of Service January 30, 2009 - June 1, 2022.[1]
Last Known Status Separated

Incident Reports

2022 Evidence Tampering

The department reopened the investigation into an old homicide case and discovered that evidence was missing.[1]

Response Timeline

During the investigation, it was determined that Birney took evidence from multiple investigations to his personal storage unit.[1]

On May 11, 2023, the Kansas Commission on Peace Officers' Standards and Training (POST) revoked Birney's law enforcement certification for tampering with evidence, failing to cooperate in their investigation, and a lack of good moral character.[1]

LEO Ratings


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Summary Order of Revocation, Kansas Commission on Peace Officers' Standards and Training, 2023-05-11