Patrolman Henry Douglas Cossmann

Patrolman Henry Douglas Cossmann

Washington State Patrol, Washington

End of Watch Wednesday, October 9, 1929

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Henry Douglas Cossmann

Patrolman Douglas Cossmann succumbed to injuries sustained two weeks earlier when he was involved in a motorcycle crash at the intersection of 46th Street and Park Avenue in Tacoma.

He remained in a coma from the time of the crash until his death.

Patrolman Cossmann was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran and had served with the Washington State Patrol for only two months. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Monday, September 23, 1929

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Rest in peace and know that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 9, 2020

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