Lieutenant James N. Skiff

Lieutenant James N. Skiff

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, May 25, 1920

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James N. Skiff

Trooper James Skiff succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash one week earlier when the sidecar he was riding in struck a trolley car in Ogdensburg.

Trooper Skiff was a U.S. Army veteran of WWI and had served with the New York State Police for three years.


  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Thursday, May 20, 1920

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Lt. Skiff lost his life over 100 years ago, and because he gave his life we will never ever forget him.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

October 26, 2020

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