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Deputy Sheriff Harland M. Bonner | Morehouse Parish Sheriff's Department, Louisiana Morehouse Parish Sheriff's Department, Louisiana

Deputy Sheriff

Harland M. Bonner

Morehouse Parish Sheriff's Department, Louisiana

End of Watch: Friday, June 22, 1984

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

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Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Apprehended

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Deputy Sheriff Harland Bonner was shot and killed with his own weapon when he attempted to arrest a man wanted on a DUI warrant.

Deputy Bonner and another officer spotted the suspect and began to pursue him. As one point both officers lost sight of the suspect, but Deputy Bonner was able to locate the suspect. When Deputy Bonner confronted the suspect, the suspect was able to overpower him and gain control of his firearm.

The suspect shot and killed Deputy Bonner. He then remained on the scene where responding officers arrested him.

Deputy Bonner was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was survived by his wife and two sons.

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Monnette, you are so missed by many. I am trying to locate your Eva Louise Bonner. If you see this, Lou, please contact me. Carol Sisco, tele 478-997-2047. I now live with Tim in Georgia. Have been trying to locate you.

Carol Sisco
forever friend
September 29, 2016

 

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