Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer James David Bonneau

Jackson Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Tuesday, March 9, 2010

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Reflections for Police Officer James David Bonneau

The following is a song by the Christian group MercyMe:


Your in a better place, I've heard a thousand times
And at least a thousand times I've rejoiced for you
But the reason why I'm broken, the reason why I cry
Is how long must I wait to be with you

I close my eyes and I see your face
If home's where my heart is then I'm out of place
Lord, won't you give me strength to make it through somehow
I've never been more homesick than now

Help me Lord cause I don't understand your ways
The reason why I wonder if I'll ever know
But, even if you showed me, the hurt would still be the same
Cause I'm still here so far away from home

In Christ, there are no goodbye's
And in Christ, there is no end
So I'll hold onto Jesus with all that I have
To see you again

I close my eyes and I see your face
If home is where my heart is then I'm out of place
Lord, won't you give me strength to make it through somehow
I've never been more homesick than now.

We all must make sure that we are "right" with God, and that we are Saved by His Grace.

Thank you for your service, Watch over your Brothers in Blue, Rest in peace

Officer Bradley Adams
Huntsville Alabama Police Dept

March 23, 2010

Rest in Peace, Brother.

OFC B. Grajek

March 23, 2010

Rest in Peace Brother!

Patrolman Anthony Parkinson
Fort Smith Police Department

March 22, 2010

Rest in peace Officer Bonneau, my prayers are for you and your family.

OTT, J. #515
Milford Police, MI

March 21, 2010

Bless you for your protection of the country and its people.
Rest in Peace.

JV, Citizen

March 19, 2010

Bless you for your protection of the country and its people.
Rest in Peace.

JV, Citizen

March 19, 2010

Rest in peace, brother. May God be with the family of Officer Bonneau during this time of mourning. We've got the watch from here.

BL Mitchell, Patrol

March 18, 2010

My deepest symapthies for giving the ultimate sacrifice, HERO!!!

RIP Officer James Bonneau

Jaye Cleveland Ohio

March 18, 2010

To the family of Officer Bonneau, I am so sorry for your loss.

Lt. Dan Mullin retired
Lockport PD Illinois

March 17, 2010

Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Rest in peace

J Clendening #407
Glades County Sheriff's Office (FL)

March 17, 2010

Rest in Peace young brother

Officer Dornack
Tallmadge PD Ohio

March 16, 2010

Dear friends and family of Officer Bonneau,

We are deeply saddened to learn of the loss of Officer Bonneau.

His name will forever be remembered throughout the pages of his honorable and dangerous profession.


Session 48
Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy

Session 48
Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy

March 16, 2010

Rest In Peace,, Police Officer Bonneau.

Lt T Carr

March 15, 2010

For Police Officer James Bonneau:

Our duty as law officers takes us to the scene of many and varied assignments. Few are more deadly than the domestic argument. Tempers flare, heated words are exchanged and violence is in graded variation. When the officer arrives the focus can easily change, as violence towards the arriving officer can be sudden and without warning. Assisting officers, arriving to the scene, are often compelled to use deadly force. It has happened before, and it is sure to happen again. We will continue to serve and to protect.

We regret that Jim has become a statistic on this sad day. He joins a legion of officers before him who have laid down their life rather than swerve from the path of duty. No honor is higher. No sacrifice is greater.

We pray for Jim's family, friends, co-workers and all who care about him. May the be ready to reach-out to one another when the time is appropriate.

I am proud to render Officer James Bonneau a final salute.

Cpl. Ralph D. Fiorenza (Ret.)
Pennylvania State Police

March 15, 2010

His Judgment Day:
The officer stood and faced his God, Which must always come to pass. He hoped his shoes were shinning, Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, Officer, How shall I deal with you? Have you always turned the other cheek To my church have you been true?"
The officer squared his shoulder and said, "No, Lord, I guess I aint, Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays, And at times my talk was rough, And sometimes I've been violent Because the streets are tough.
But I never took a penny That wasn't mine to keep.. Though I worked a lot of overtime, when the bills got too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help Though at times I shook with fear. And sometimes, God forgive me, I've wept an unmanly tear.
I know I don't deserve a place among the people here. They never wanted me around except to calm their fear.
If you've a place for me here, Lord, it needn't be so grand. I never expected or had too much, But if you don't...I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne, where the saints often trod. As the officer waited quietly for the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, Officer. You've borne your burdens well. Come walk a beat on heaven's streets, You've done your time in hell"

Author unknown

May God be with everyone

Motor officer Terry Pauley
Plano PD Plano, TX

March 15, 2010

James, Jim, Bonneau, JB My heart is breaking and the tears keep falling. It was such an honor and privilege to know you and work with you. You were taken from us much to soon. You will be always and forever in my heart memory. Rest in Peace.

Jackson Police Dept

March 14, 2010

God bless you, your family and the men and women of the Jackson Police dept. You are a true warrior and will never be forgotten. Rest in peace brother....

Officer Borghesani
San Francisco Police Dept

March 14, 2010

Rest in peace, warrior.

Michigan State Police

March 14, 2010

rest in peace brother...

Police Officer Joseph Reardon
Hamtramck Police Department

March 14, 2010

Rest in peace, Officer Bonneau. Thank you for your service to the community. Prayers for your family, friends, and law enforcement brothers & sisters.

Kathy Bubb
Caring Citizen

March 14, 2010



March 14, 2010

God Bless you sir.

Rick F.
Ret. CO

March 14, 2010

Bonneau- You are a Hero and your spirit lives on. May you always be remembered for the fantastic Officer and person you were. God Bless Rachel, your family and your JPD family. We miss you so dearly. Rest Jim, Rest.

Tracy Stanton (wife of Ofc. Wes Stanton)
Jackson Police Dept.

March 13, 2010

Thank you for all that you have given to make others safe. May God be with your fellow officers and family in their time of need. As the days go by, may sweet and happy memories replace the sadness in your family's heart.


March 13, 2010

Rest in peace Officer Bonneau, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Thank you very much for your service!


March 13, 2010

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