Harland M. BonnerMorehouse Parish Sheriff's Department, Louisiana
End of Watch: Friday, June 22, 1984
Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Harland M. Bonner
I remember my uncle and aunt telling me I was like the daughter they never had. And Uncle Monette would sing so heart felt I will always remember him and my aunt loving me
September 24, 2013
To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 28th anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.
Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.
I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Thanks to your family and friends for sharing their devotion to you through their reflections.
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
November 28, 2012
Monnette, I'm trying to find your Eva Louise. Can you or someone help me??
February 25, 2012
Best uncle ever. Love you & think of you often
Carla M. Crymes
January 19, 2012
You are still missed.
November 16, 2010
He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.
He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.
Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.
He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.
His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.
He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.
And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.
But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.
Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.
Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.
So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.
In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.
Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.
David L. Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
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Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC
November 1, 2007
I pray that you are still resting peacefully and hope that you still watch over us down here.
June 22, 2006
I think of you often and know how much better the world would be if you could have stayed here on earth with us longer.
May 13, 2006
Today is the 20th anniversary of your death and I just wanted to say Thank You for your service and dedication. Rest in peace, Sir.
Aunt of Fallen Officer John Logan EOW-March 14, 2004
June 22, 2004
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