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.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 1992

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

dive training

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