End of Watch: Monday, October 18, 2010
Tour of Duty: 12 years
Badge Number: 6894
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Monday, October 18, 2010
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Sergeant Sean Drenth was shot and killed while on duty near the Arizona State Capitol Complex.
At approximately 10:00 pm dispatchers and other officers were unable to reach him by radio. A search was initiated and approximately one hour later officers from the Arizona Capitol Police located his patrol car in an alley approximately one block from the Capitol Complex. They located his body nearby.
The suspect(s) in the case remain at large.
Sergeant Drenth had served with the Phoenix Police Department for 12 years. He is survived by his wife and mother.