PRECINCT 444 Podcast

A Podcast of The National Law Enforcement Museum

BONUS: 20 Years after the Beltway Sniper: Part 2–Considering Trooper Cosslett


On October 23, 2002, Virginia State Trooper Mark Cosslett was tragically killed in a motorcycle accident while responding to a call related to the Beltway Sniper case. In this episode, his friends and fellow Virginia State Troopers reflect on his life, service, and legacy. They collectively consider Trooper Cosslett the final victim of the Beltway Snipers, as he was killed mere hours before the Snipers were arrested for their crimes.

Trooper Cosslett is survived by his wife, daughter, and son.

The Beltway Snipers podcast episodes are brought to you by

  • Troy Anderson, Executive Director, Officer Safety and Wellness
  • Matthew Garcia, Project Manager, Officer Safety and Wellness
  • Sergeant Dean Jones (ret.), Virginia State Police
  • Trooper Tim Confroy, Virginia State Police
  • Trooper Patrick Boland (ret.), Virginia State Police