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Police Officer David Earle Bailey | Los Angeles Police Department, California Los Angeles Police Department, California

Police Officer

David Earle Bailey

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch: Friday, October 21, 1977

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 21

Tour: Not available

Badge # 21939

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 10/15/1977

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Arrested

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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.

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Rest in Peace, Officer Bailey. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
January 14, 2012

 

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