Trooper Glen A. Skalman

Trooper Glen A. Skalman

Minnesota State Patrol, Minnesota

End of Watch Sunday, December 27, 1964

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Glen A. Skalman

Trooper Glen Skalman succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained 10 days earlier while making a traffic stop on US 61 two miles north of Forest Lake.

The subject was later apprehended and sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder.

Trooper Skalman had served with the Minnesota State Patrol for three years. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 326

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Thursday, December 17, 1964
  • Weapon Handgun; .22 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to 40 years

traffic stop

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I remember 1963 and 1964 and the summers when Glenn used to chase me around his their house, Of course he always let me win and I got to sit in his patrol car and got a candy for my victory. Tough years growing up, lost a President and a fantastic neighbor.

Steven B Carlson
former neighbor

March 17, 2019

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