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18-year MPD Officer Mark Lentz dies due to health-related issues

Posted at 4:53 PM, Sep 18, 2019

MILWAUKEE — Officer Mark Lentz, who served Milwaukee for 18 years, died Wednesday due to health-related issues, according to the Milwaukee Police Department.

Lentz was injured Aug. 3, 2017, when he was run over by a vehicle while attempting to make a traffic stop.

It is unknown whether his death is related to this incident, MPD said Wednesday.

Lentz recently received a merit award, according to MPD.

Funeral arrangements have not been made.