Sergeant James Skinner

Sergeant James Skinner

Peoria Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, July 13, 1912

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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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