Correctional Officer Brent W. Lumley

Correctional Officer Brent W. Lumley

Arizona Department of Corrections, Arizona

End of Watch Friday, March 7, 1997

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Brent W. Lumley

Correctional Officer Brent Lumley was killed when he was stabbed in the neck with a homemade knife in the San Juan Unit.

He was attacked by six inmates and stabbed while other inmates kept his partner's attention diverted. Two of the inmates were convicted of his murder.

Officer Lumley had served with the Arizona Department of Corrections for five years. He is survived by his wife, three-year-old son, mother, father, two brothers, and his two surviving triplet brothers.

In recognition of his sacrifice, the San Juan Unit where Officer Lumley worked was renamed the Lumley Unit.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 2266

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Convicted of murder

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Most people don’t know that Brent and Al were there that day doing some OT. Well, Big Al is now gone. He is in paradise resting. You both were 2 peas in a pod. Rest well and I hope you two are catching up.

G. M

June 3, 2024

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