Deputy Chief Steven Bonano, 53
New York City Police Department
January 17, 2015 – Deputy Chief Steven Bonano, commander of the Emergency Services Unit, participated in the rescue and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11, 2001. As a result of inhaling toxic material during his heroic efforts he contracted blood cancer, the disease that claimed his life.
Detective John Scott Stevens, 44
Ocean County New Jersey Prosecutor’s Office
January 21, 2015 – Detective John Scott Stevens was involved in a car crash while working an undercover assignment. He was transported to a local hospital where two days later he succumbed to his injuries. He is survived by his wife and 10-year-old son.
Director of Investigations John Ballard Gorman, 45
Mississippi Gaming Commission
January 21, 2015 – Director of Investigations John Ballard Gorman was accidentally shot and killed during a training exercise. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.