Police Officer Robert Harry Bonnet

Police Officer Robert Harry Bonnet

Coral Gables Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Friday, January 17, 1992

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Robert Harry Bonnet

Officer Bonnet suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in his department's fitness program in preparation for a required annual physical. He had just finished his warm-up exercises and was beginning to jog when he collapsed.

He was transported to the local hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Officer Bonnet had served with the Coral Gables Police Department for 13 years. He had previously served with the Dade County School Board Police Department for 4 years and the Homestead Police Department for 5 years. He was survived by his wife, son, two daughters, mother, sister, and grandmother.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

PT, training

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Officer Bonnet,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Coral Gables. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

January 17, 2022

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