Trooper Mark David Barrett

Trooper Mark David Barrett

Virginia State Police, Virginia

End of Watch Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Mark David Barrett

Trooper Mark Barrett passed away during a training dive in Lake Anna.

He and other members of the Virginia State Police's Search and Recovery Team were performing deep-water dives in the lake. As he and his dive partner were ascending to the surface, the other trooper noticed he was having difficulty and assisted him to the surface.

Other troopers immediately started CPR and he was transported to a local hospital where he died.

Trooper Barrett had served with the Virginia State Police for three years. He is survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 41
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 1992

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

dive training

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 30, 2018

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