Officer Wah Choon Lee

In Memoriam

Officer Wah Choon Lee


Assignment: Narcotics/Vice Division

Date of Birth: October 6, 1912

Appointment Date: May 1, 1935

End of Watch: August 3, 1937



Officer Wah Choon Lee participated in a liquor and narcotics raid on a Wahiawa residence.  Upon approaching the front door of the residence, he heard a struggle going on inside.  Officer Lee took hold of the edge of the copper sheathing of the front door to pull the door outwards and he was fatally electrocuted.  It was later learned that both the front and back doors were wired from the inside and heavily charged with high voltage electricity.


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