Recently Fallen Hero

Detention Officer Gene Lee

Maricopa County (AZ) Sheriff’s Office
End of Watch: October 30, 2019

Detention Officer Gene Lee succumbed to injuries he sustained the day before after being attacked by an inmate. Detention Officer Lee suffered a severe head injury and was transported to the hospital where he died the following day. Detention Officer Lee is the second officer fatality from the state of Arizona in 2019.


Sheriff Paul Penzone
Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office
550 West Jackson
Phoenix, AZ 85003

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11 Replies to “Recently Fallen Hero

  1. Prayers being offered for Detention Officer Gene Lee, his family, and the members of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. May St. Michael escort you to Heaven, Officer Lee.

  2. Deepest Sympathy to the Family, and Brothers and Sisters in Uniform of Detention Officer Gene Lee. Your Service and Sacrifice will never be forgotten.
    Rest in God’s arms now, Detention Officer Lee. Peace to You.

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