Patrolman Gregory Howard Bailey

Patrolman Gregory Howard Bailey

Dunbar Police Department, West Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, March 18, 1973

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Gregory Howard Bailey

Patrolman Gregory Bailey was accidentally shot and killed inside the police station when another officer's gun was accidentally discharged at 3 am.

He was a West Virginia Air National Guard veteran and had served with the Dunbar Police Department for 1 year. He is survived by his parents and four sisters.


  • Age 20
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

accidental discharge

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Patrolman Bailey,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the WVANG. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

March 18, 2023

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