Trooper Glen A. Skalman

Trooper Glen A. Skalman

Minnesota State Patrol, Minnesota

End of Watch Sunday, December 27, 1964

Glen A. Skalman

Trooper Glen Skalman succumbed to gunshot wounds received ten days earlier while making a traffic stop on I-35 near Forest Lake.

The suspect was later apprehended and sentenced to 40 years after pleading guilty to second degree murder.
Trooper Skalman had been a member of the Minnesota State Patrol for three years, and is survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons.

Bio

  • Age 29
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 326

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Thursday, December 17, 1964
  • Weapon Handgun; .22 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to 40 years

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Trooper Skalman has been a part of my mindset for as long as I can remember. Mama always reminded us kids to "kiss Daddy good-by" when he signed on for his shift - we always knew, in the far reaches of our minds it was a possibility he would not come home, never really thinking such a thing could happen to us. But life throws us curve balls and the connection is there whether or not we've met. I remember your Dad. Deborah Ziesmer Nied - daughter of Trooper Don Ziesmer

Deborah Ziesmer Nied
Daughter

October 1, 2016

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