Official LODD Fallen Hero


Police Officer Mark Shawn Lentz

Milwaukee (WI) Police Department
Cause:
Traffic-related
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.

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