Correctional Officer Brent W. Lumley

Correctional Officer Brent W. Lumley

Arizona Department of Corrections, Arizona

End of Watch Friday, March 7, 1997

Brent W. Lumley

Corrections Officer Lumley was killed when he was stabbed in the neck with a home made knife. Officer Lumley was attacked by six inmates and stabbed while other inmates kept his partner's attention diverted. Two suspects were convicted in his murder.

In recognition to his sacrifice, the facility Officer Lumley worked in was renamed to the Lumley Unit.

Officer Lumley had served with the agency for 5 years. He is survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 2266

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Two prisoners convicted

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