Patrolman Edward Bonnet

Patrolman Edward Bonnet

Newark Police Division, New Jersey

End of Watch Wednesday, August 29, 1923

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Edward Bonnet

Patrolman Edward Bonnet was killed in a motorcycle crash while attempting to stop a speeding motorist on 16th Avenue.

His motorcycle collided with another car at South 10th Street, and he was thrown to the ground. He was transported to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. The speeding motorist was never apprehended.

Patrolman Bonnet had served with the Newark Police Division for 20 years. He was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

motor officer, motorcycle crash, vehicle crash

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Members of the Newark Motorcycle Squad visited the Bonnet family plot today, on the 100th anniversary of Officer Bonnet's line of duty death.
Gone, but not forgotten.
Visit @NewarkTrafficUnit on IG to see a tribute to Officer Bonnet.

James Stewart Jr
Newark Police Department

August 29, 2023

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