Deputy Sheriff Harland M. Bonner

Deputy Sheriff Harland M. Bonner

Morehouse Parish Sheriff's Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Friday, June 22, 1984

Harland M. Bonner

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.

Bio

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

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Apprehended

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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
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September 29, 2016

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