Captain Joseph Lackie
joined the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office as a Detention Officer on July, 14, 1997. During his first two and half years with the Detention Bureau, Captain Lackie rotated through various custody levels within the jail to include the Maximum Security Units, Booking area, and Master Control. He also served as a Field Training Officer for the Detention Bureau and was later assigned to the Training & Educational Services Department in 2000.
On October 8, 2000, he was promoted to the rank of Corporal and continued his assignment in the Training Department as the Detention Academy Director. On March 31, 2002, he promoted to the rank of Sergeant and his duties expanded to include appointment as the Training Coordinator for the Sheriff’s Office.
As a Detention Sergeant, he rotated back to the Detention Bureau Custody Section where he assumed duty as a Shift Supervisor until his promotion to Watch Commander on July 18, 2004. On January 2, 2007, Lackie was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and was responsible for the command and supervision of the Detention Bureau’s Support Section.
On January 18, 2015, Lackie was promoted to the rank of Captain and continued his assignment in the Detention Bureau. Captain Lackie supports the Jail Commander and serves as the Support Section Administrator responsible for the contract services and administrative functions of the Detention Bureau.
Captain 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.