Captain Irwin began his career with the Coral Springs Police Department in 1995. He served as a Patrol Officer and Field Training Officer until 2001 when he was promoted to Detective and transferred to the General Investigations Unit where he investigated burglaries and economic crimes. In 2004, he was transferred to the VIN Unit where he served as an investigator and IRS Task Force Agent.
In 2009, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and supervised the Patrol and VIN units. In 2017, he was promoted to Lieutenant to serve as the Patrol Day Shift Commander. He was then subsequently promoted to Captain in April of 2018.
Captain Irwin graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Masters Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Columbia Southern University. He has received four Administrative Service Commendations, two Exceptional Police Initiative Commendations, six Team Citations, and supervised the 2014 Unit of the Year.