Officers Killed in the Line of Duty

Robert R.J. Cottle

  • Rank: P.O. III + I
  • Serial Number: 27922
  • Division: Metropolitan
  • Location: Helmand Province, Marja region, Afghanistan
  • Date Killed: March 24, 2010
  • Cause of Death: Killed during Military Deployment in Afghanistan in support of the Global War on Terrorism


Officer Cottle was on military leave assigned to the 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve., when his vehicle was struck by a IED. The blast killed Ofcr Cottle and another Marine. Ofcr Cottle is survived by his wife and 8 month old daughter.