Special Agent, FBI; InfraGard Liaison
John Bonhage graduated from Fordham University in New York City with a Bachelors Degree in History in 1991. Prior to joining the FBI in 1995, John was a teacher in Japan and Alaska and traveled extensively around the world, to include living in India, Nigeria and Japan for 16 years.
Over the course of his 19 years in the FBI John has worked on violent crime, white collar crime, environmental crime, investment scams, counterintelligence and counterterrorism investigations. Prior to becoming the FBI Minneapolis Infragard Coordinator in January 2015 John was the FBI Airport Liaison Agent Coordinator at Minneapolis International Airport (MSP) for FBI Minneapolis where he investigated matters ranging from crimes aboard aircrafts, airport insider threats, suspicious activity, and counterterrorism. He has traveled to Israel, Latvia, United Kingdom, and Thailand as part of his FBI duties and spent 5 months at Bagram Air Force Base in Afghanistan in 2010 as the logistics officer for the FBI.
In addition to his duties as an investigator he is also a Firearms Instructor, Assistant SWAT Team Leader, Special Agent applicant fitness assessor and a certified Wilderness First Responder.
In his free time John enjoys canoeing in the Boundary Waters, being in the mountains, hiking, camping, and traveling.