Detention Officer Michael Bonner

Detention Officer Michael Bonner

Burlington County Juvenile Detention Center, New Jersey

End of Watch Friday, June 19, 1992

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Michael Bonner

Juvenile Detention Officer Michael Bonner died a day after being involved in an automobile accident while transporting a prisoner to another county at 4:22 am on Route 31 in Washinton Township.

During the transport, the transport vehicle was involved in a collision with a tractor-trailer. Juvenile Detention Officer Carl Abdul-Malik was killed in the accident. Officer Bonner was transported to Lehigh Valley Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries.

Officer Bonner had served with the Burlington County Juvenile Detention Center for 1 1/2 years.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 1 year, 7 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

automobile accident, prisoner custody

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Officer Bonner,
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 Burlington County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy. There is no tougher job in Law Enforcement then that of a Corrections Officer.


United States Border Patrol

June 19, 2022

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