Police Officer Mark Shawn Lentz
Milwaukee (WI) Police Department
End of Watch: September 18, 2019
On August 3, 2017, Police Officer Lentz was injured in a motorcycle crash when his patrol motorcycle was intentionally struck by another car. Officer Lentz was in pursuit of a speeding motorist when a second driver struck him to prevent the discovery that the vehicle was stolen. Officer Lentz was diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury and developed a chronic progressive neurological condition. Officer Lentz died due to complications of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis on September 18, 2019.