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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