End of Watch:
November 8, 2008
North Salt Lake Police Department
Accidental: Vehicle Accident
Officer Charles B. Skinner died of injuries suffered while responding to a call for assistance from another agency pursuing a stolen car.
The pursuit began in Bountiful in the early morning hours of November 3. At 2300 S. Highway 89, Officer Skinner lost control of his patrol vehicle on a rain-slick road. The vehicle collided with the concrete base of a business sign. Officer Skinner was flown to a hospital with severe head injuries. He died five days later. Officer Skinner was married and the father of three-week-old twins. He is buried in Bountiful City Cemetery.
The bronze memorial name plaque of Officer Charles B. Skinner is sponsored by the North Salt Lake Police Department.