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A Memorial has been established at Lee County Sheriff's Office Headquarters in respectful memory of our fallen deputies.  It was conceived to remember and celebrate the lives and accomplishments of the members of the Lee County Sheriff's Office family who paid the ultimate price in service to us and to the entire Lee County community. The memorial has recently been redesigned and moved to the main Headquarters hallway.

A framed sketch and plaque pay tribute to each of our fallen LCSO certified officers. Each frame also contains a rubbing of the respective member's name engraved on the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, D.C. See all of our fallen officers below.

Two additional plaques memorialize all LCSO members, both certified law enforcement officers and civilians, who have passed away.

In Fond Memory Of...

Deputy Margena Nunez

Margena Silvia Nunez lost her life Sunday, October 22, 2006 while conducting traffic control in the area of State Road 82 and Sunshine Boulevard, Lehigh Acres. Deputy Nunez was directing motorists around a traffic accident that had already resulted in a fatality at 40th Street and State Road 82, when she and her patrol vehicle were struck by an oncoming pickup truck.

Corporal Patrick Healey

On May 7, 2004, after approaching a reckless driver he had stopped, Corporal Patrick Healey was involved in an altercation with the driver. During the altercation, Corporal Healey suffered a heart attack and died five days later, May 13, 2004.

Canine Alko

On April 19, 2003, police were called to a report of a suspicious person.  Canine Alko and his handler tracked the path of the suspect.  The suspect stabbed Alko during the apprehension, and Alko later died from his injuries on April 20, 2003.

Deputy Michael Shostak

Deputy Shostak was involved in a serious motor vehicle accident just prior to the end of his shift on October 25, 2001. Deputy Shostak succumbed to his crash-related injuries on November 8, 2001.

Corporal Alfredo Banos

Corporal Banos was killed January 20, 2001 in an automobile accident while responding as a back-up deputy to a call of a disturbance involving weapons.

Corporal Ronnie Fewell

On March 16, 1983, a domestic violence suspect fatally shot Corporal Fewell as he exited his vehicle.

Deputy Lynn Hall

Deputy Hall was fatally shot on April 11, 1979 by a suspicious person who was being subdued after fleeing.

Deputy Michael Yahl

On March 13, 1976, a gunman hiding in a vehicle during a robbery in progress fatally shot Deputy Yahl.

Deputy Richard Eva

On February 12, 1972, an escaped prisoner being placed under arrest fatally shot Deputy Eva.