Policeman John E. Bailey

Policeman John E. Bailey

Waterloo Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch Friday, April 18, 1902

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John E. Bailey

Policeman John Bailey died from head injuries he suffered when he was thrown from his horse-drawn buggy while on patrol.

Policeman Bailey had served with the Waterloo Police Department for one year. He was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Animal related
  • Incident Date Thursday, April 10, 1902

mounted patrol

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Officer Bailey,
On today, the 120th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Waterloo.


United States Border Patrol

April 18, 2022

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