Police officer put their lives on the line every day. Unfortunately, there are times when officers make the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty for the state of New York. We want to make sure those officers who have Fallen are not Forgotten.

This week we salute Trooper Christopher G. Skinner.Trooper Skinner died at the age of 42 on May 29,2014.

Trooper Skinner was patrolling the area of a construction zone and had made a traffic stop. He was interviewing the operator when a passing vehicle veered from the driving lane to intentionally strike Trooper Skinner. Trooper Skinner was killed instantly

Trooper Skinner was a 13 year veteran of the State Police and had served in Troop C Traffic Incident Management Detail at the time of his death.and G, last assigned to SP Wilton.

If you know an officer who should be remembered in our 'Fallen But Not Forgotten' series email Don.Wagner@townsquaremedia.com.

[Source New York State Police]