Danville Police Department, Virginia
End of Watch Thursday, September 9, 2021
Police Officer Bonnie Jones died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.
Officer Jones had served with the Danville Police Department for seventeen years. She is survived by her mother and brother.
Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of their job, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the United States contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Hundreds of law enforcement officers died from medical complications as a result of contracting the virus while remaining on duty and interacting with the community.