Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years
Badge # 326
Incident Date: 12/17/1964
Weapon: Handgun; .22 caliber
Offender: Sentenced to 40 years
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.