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Officer Earl A. Skinner | Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

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Earl A. Skinner

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch: Wednesday, June 9, 1926

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: 5 years

Badge # 695

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Officer Earl Skinner was killed in a motorcycle accident at 21st and L Streets, NW, while responding to a burglar alarm.

As he attempted to avoid a collision the motorcycle struck a curb and he was thrown from it, receiving fatal injuries. An officer riding in the motorcycle's sidecar received minor injuries.

Officer Skinner had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife and one child.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

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June 9, 2015

 

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