Police Officer Mark Lentz

Police Officer Mark Lentz

Milwaukee Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Wednesday, September 18, 2019

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Mark Lentz

Police Officer Mark Lentz succumbed to injuries sustained on August 3rd, 2017, when his police motorcycle was intentionally struck by a vehicle as he attempted to stop another car near the intersection of N. 27th Street and W. Clybourn Street.

Both vehicles fled the scene after the collision.

Officer Lentz suffered a traumatic brain injury and died from complications on September 18th, 2019.

Officer Lentz had served with the Milwaukee Police Department for 18 years.


  • Age 56
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Thursday, August 3, 2017
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

traffic stop

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Officer Lentz,

I had the privilege to serve with the Milwaukee Police Department for 11 years (1982-1993). The Cops I worked with at 5 Early were the greatest and still remain in my Heart! Thank you for your service to the MPD and the citizens of Milwaukee. God Bless You!

Gary Kohl
Retired Law Enforcment

December 15, 2020

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