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Deputy Sheriff Arthur Wayne Skaar | Skamania County Sheriff's Department, Washington Skamania County Sheriff's Department, Washington

Deputy Sheriff

Arthur Wayne Skaar

Skamania County Sheriff's Department, Washington

End of Watch: Monday, June 13, 1966

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: 3 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle; .30-.06

Offender: Later murdered

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Deputy Skaar was shot and killed when he was ambushed by a 15-year-old suspect. He was answering the call of a mother requesting help to control her son. As Deputy Skaar approached the house he was shot in the neck by the suspect. The suspect served time in prison and was later murdered after his release.
Deputy Skaar had been with the agency for three months.

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I will always miss and love Art even though I have moved on. I will see him again in heaven I know. I pray for the parents and wives ad all fallen officers. Rest In peace my love.

wilma (Hansen) babbs
fiancee
March 11, 2015

 

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