Sergeant James Skinner

Sergeant James Skinner

Peoria Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, July 13, 1912

James Skinner

Sergeant James Skinner was shot and killed while he and his partner were arresting a man on Green Street for shooting at his wife.

As the officers were handcuffing the suspect a struggle ensued and Sergeant Skinner's partner's handgun discharged, striking Sergeant Skinner.

Sergeant Skinner was survived by his wife and children.


  • Age 50
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in Peace, Sergeant Skinner. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 29, 2013

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