Lt. Joseph Lackie joined the Sheriff’s Office as a Detention Officer on July, 14, 1997. During his first two and half years with the Detention Bureau, Lt. Lackie rotated through various custody levels within the jail to include Maximum Security Units, Booking area, and Master Control. He served as a Field Training Officer for the Detention Bureau and was later assigned to the Training & Educational Services Department in 2000.
In October of 2000, he was promoted to the rank of Corporal and continued his assignment in the Training Department as the Detention Academy Director. In March 2002, he promoted to the rank of Sergeant where his duties expanded to include appointment as the Training Coordinator for the Sheriff’s Office.
As a Detention Sergeant, he rotated back to the Custody Section of the Detention Center where he assumed duty as a Shift Supervisor until his promotion to Watch Commander in July of 2004. In January of 2007, Lackie was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. Lackie is responsible for the command and supervision of the Admitting and Outer Transport sections as well as the operations of the Swing Shift.
Lt. Lackie attended the 46th Command Institute for Law Enforcement Executives conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigations LEEDA in November 2010 and he is a graduate of AZPOST "Leadership in Police Organizations" Class#23.