Patrolman Joseph S. Lee

Patrolman Joseph S. Lee

San Diego Police Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, March 19, 1921

Joseph S. Lee

Patrolman Joseph Lee was killed in a motorcycle accident while chasing a speeding motorist. As Patrolman Lee entered an intersection an oil truck pulled out in front of him. The impact caused Patrolman Lee to be thrown from the motorcycle into a light pole, killing him instantly.

Patrolman Lee had served with the San Diego Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in Peace, Patrolman Lee. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 22, 2012

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