Auxiliary Constable Balmer was stationed in British Columbia at the time of his death. Auxiliary Constable Balmer and his regular member partner were responding to report of a domestic assault at a residence in a neighbouring community. Members had attended this residence in the past.
While responding to this complaint his partner attempted to pass a vehicle which resulted in a collision with a vehicle approaching from the opposite direction. Auxiliary Constable Balmer was killed in the collision.
Auxiliary Constable Balmer had only served with the agency for approximately 1 year.