Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 18 years
Badge # Not available
Offender: Sentenced to life
Trooper Frederick Bailey was shot and killed following a pursuit on I-55 near West Memphis, Arkansas.
He had attempted to stop a vehicle near the interchange of I-55 and I-40 for driving over 100 mph but the vehicle fled towards Marion. As other responding units assisted, the vehicle was stopped on the highway exit to Marion. As officers approached the car the man inside opened fire, shooting Trooper Bailey in the chest. Another trooper was able to return fire and wounded the suspect and take him into custody.
The man was convicted of Trooper Bailey's murder and was sentenced to life in prison.