Police Officer Charles Benjamin Skinner

Police Officer Charles Benjamin Skinner

North Salt Lake Police Department, Utah

End of Watch Saturday, November 8, 2008

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Charles Benjamin Skinner

Police Officer Charles Skinner succumbed to injuries sustained four days earlier.

He was pursuing a stolen vehicle when his patrol car struck a patch of wet pavement, spun around, and struck a business sign near 2300 South and Highway 89 in Woods Cross.

The vehicle he was pursuing crashed a short distance away and the suspect was taken into custody. He was convicted of evading police and possession of a stolen vehicle.

Officer Skinner had served with the North Salt Lake Police Department for six months. He is survived by his wife and newborn twins.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge N-15

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Monday, November 3, 2008
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Convicted

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RIP Officer Skinner. 5 years ago today you made the ultimate sacrifice for the people of Utah and the United States. Thank you for your service.


November 7, 2013

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