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


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

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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.

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

Officer 11169
January 29, 2013


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