Login | About Us | Contact Us | Search Connect With ODMP Facebook Twitter
ODMP Remembers...

Sergeant James Skinner | Peoria Police Department, Illinois Peoria Police Department, Illinois

Sergeant

James Skinner

Peoria Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Saturday, July 13, 1912

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 50

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Not available

· Leave a Reflection
· Add to My Heroes
· Update this memorial

Share this memorial:
Email to a Friend

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.

Leave a Reflection · Update Memorial

View all 4 Reflections

Most Recent Reflection

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

Officer 11169
January 29, 2013

 

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now:

(will show below Reflection)
(will show below Reflection)
(e-mail remains private)
Remember my rank, agency and email address
I have read and agree to the Reflections Terms of Use
(revised 5/31/2012)
 
All 2017 Deaths