Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Chief Steven Joseph Bonano

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, January 17, 2015

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Reflections for Deputy Chief Steven Joseph Bonano

Rest in peace hero.

Lt. Jim Russo
J.R.

January 19, 2020

What a true gentleman Steven was. A great boss. A great leader. Always lead from the front.

P.O. Tommy Beirne
NYPD SCUBA Team

January 18, 2020

Seems like yesterday hearing your laughing ,me you and Tommy . Think of you often .

My boys still talk about you.

Your legacy lives on

Sgt Joe Perchinelli
NYPD

January 18, 2020

Steve - although you have left us, your presence remains strong. You are the reason I served so long as you became my inspiration. Rest In Peace my brother.

Cesar M Vasquez - 23 PCT Comm Co Pres.
NYPD - 023 PCT

January 17, 2020

Chief
Thanks for your service to your great city and state. Your career track is similar to mine. Obviously you were one of the best to have commanded the elite ESU unit. Your zest for education and excellence is obvious. Thanks again for your sacrifice and your service to this great nation as well.

Jim Lopey, Asst. Sheriff (Ret) and NVDPS
Washoe County Sheriff's Office (Reno)

January 17, 2020

Deputy Chief Bonano,
On today, the 5th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City and our Country as well-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but when you served with the USN as well. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

Anonymous
USBP

January 17, 2020

Another year in Heaven chief. You have touched so many people's lives when you left us. Continue to rest in perpetual peace and, watch over all those who you knew. All of us who were there all those months will one day meet up with you to say thanks. I know it will be my honor.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

January 17, 2020

Continue to rest in perpetual peace chief. You are missed by so many.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

January 17, 2019

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

August 31, 2018

Deputy Chief Bonano,
On today, the 3rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USN. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

January 17, 2018

Rest well Chief. Watch over those whose lives you have impacted for the better. Continue looking out for your family, and all of NYPD. Until all of us who were there at the pile meet up with you.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

January 17, 2018

Chief, I will never forget you! You are the reason my career did a reality check. Without your guidance when you were the CO of the 23 Pct not sure where I was going. You were the ultimate BOSS of ALL BOSSES! God Bless You Steve!

Michael O'Rourke
NYPD Retired

May 16, 2017

They don't make them like Steve anymore. He will never be forgotten. Rest in peace, Steve.

Deputy Chief Stephen Carrabino
Somerville Police Department

January 17, 2017

Happy Birthday Chief....another year in the kingdom of our lord. Continue to rest in perpetual peace while you watch over your family and your brothers and sisters in the N.Y.P.D. Sorry for last year's redundant reflections....they weren't being posted...so I thought!!

N.Y.P.D. Lt. Ray Flores (Ret.)

January 17, 2017

Continue to rest in perpetual peace Chief. You will be remembered always and respected for being a good leader to the N.Y.P.D. May God watch over you and your loving family.

N.Y.P.D. Lt. Ray Flores (Ret.)

November 8, 2016

Continue to rest in perpetual peace Chief. You will be remembered always and respected for being a good leader to the N.Y.P.D. May God watch over you and your loving family.

N.Y.P.D. Lt. Ray Flores (Ret.)

November 8, 2016

Continue to rest in perpetual peace Chief. You will be remembered always and respected for being a good leader to the N.Y.P.D. May God watch over you and your loving family.

N.Y.P.D. Lt. Ray Flores (Ret.)

November 8, 2016

Continue to rest in perpetual peace Chief. You will be remembered always and respected for being a good leader to the N.Y.P.D. May God watch over you and your loving family.

N.Y.P.D. Lt. Ray Flores (Ret.)

November 8, 2016

Continue to rest in perpetual peace Chief. You will be remembered always and respected for being a good leader to the N.Y.P.D. May God watch over you and your loving family.

N.Y.P.D. Lt. Ray Flores (Ret.)

November 8, 2016

Continue to rest in perpetual peace Chief. You will be remembered always and respected for being a good leader to the N.Y.P.D. May God watch over you and your loving family.

N.Y.P.D. Lt. Ray Flores (Ret.)

November 8, 2016

I said a little prayer today for Deputy Chief Bonano and his family. He may be gone but not forgotten. He will always be a New York hero.

Robyn Wilkes

January 14, 2016

To the family of Deputy Chief Steven Bonano;may you have comfort God's promise fr those that have fallen asleep in death recorded at Revelation 21:3,4 "he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away".

Lem Toatley Dispatcher
Orlando Police

November 24, 2015

Rest in peace brother, your sacrifice will never be forgotten.....

Det. Sgt. Edward Carlile
Northfield Village PD (OH)

November 18, 2015

Thank you. Rest in Peace.

1st Lt. Stephen A. Joy #980
Prince George's County Police Department, Maryland

November 11, 2015

Thank you sir for your service and dedication to LE. God bless you for your loyalty and ultimate and supreme sacrifice. We pray for your family, family of blue, and your friends. I'm here if anyone would like to contact me. God Bless you all during this difficult time.

Wife of Sgt. Roy Gonzalez,EOW 7-15-2005
Shelley Gonzalez

November 8, 2015

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