As you remember these fallen officers, take comfort in recalling that they dedicated their lives to the same principles of honor, duty and courage that brought you to the badge. Such a life is truly rich. Take strength in knowing that when an officer falls, our resolve to serve those in need is not diminished. Our dedication to protecting those in danger is not weakened. Our commitment to remembering those with whom we shared the badge does not fade.
Godspeed, brothers and sisters. You fought the good fight. Now rest in peace…
May 29, 2014
State trooper killed in NY crash, suspect arrested
Officer Down: Christopher G. Skinner - [Binghamton, New York]
End of Service: 05/29/2014
By PoliceOne Staff
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — A state trooper was killed in a vehicle crash Thursday and a suspect is in custody.
According to WBNG, Trooper Christopher G. Skinner was hit by the suspect while conducting a traffic stop around noon, resulting in a manhunt for the driver.
Two other cars were also hit in the crash. The driver responsible for the accidents fled the scene in his truck before being arrested by police.
State police have not released any further details of the incident.
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