Police Officer David Earle Bailey

Police Officer David Earle Bailey

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Friday, October 21, 1977

David Earle Bailey

Police Officer David Bailey succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained six days earlier when he attempted to take action during a robbery attempt while off duty in the North Rialto Shopping Center.

Several juveniles approached him and a friend and displayed a firearm. As Officer Bailey took cover the subject opened fire. Officer Bailey identified himself and attempted to disarm the juvenile, but was shot in the face and thigh.

The subject who shot him was arrested.

Bio

  • Age 21
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 21939

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, October 15, 1977
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Arrested

off duty, robbery

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Rest In Peace Brother. We honor and remember you on the 40th anniversary of your E.O.W.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

October 21, 2017

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