Contrary to urban legend, going through the Aptrgangr process doesn’t actually render someone skeletal.
It’s not without some quirks,sure, but generally a person should end up looking in undeath as they did in life. Perhaps with Milky eyes, occasionally with discoloured flesh but that should be about it. Nothing to worry about.
Ripley Duggan, however, did not simply take a bullet for someone, he took fireball and his head got all of it. His dedication to his job is what makes him the number one cop on the force, thus being brought back from the dead.
The criminals just don’t listen though. Poor dude spends most of his free time sewing up his clothes.