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State Constable Robert Lee Bailey

South Carolina State Constable, South Carolina

End of Watch Monday, May 14, 2007

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Reflections for State Constable Robert Lee Bailey

I've passed through Lincolnville dozens of times as I traveled through Summerville to Ladson to visit my folks and would have never imagined such violence could erupt on the streets of a seemingly quiet little community, but with the recent murder of Constable Robert Lee Bailey, I will never view that town the same. Now, when I pass through Lincolnville I will always reflect back to the night Constable Bailey was shot and killed by a gang of cowards.
My prayers go out to Constable Bailey's family, but I want them to know their father and grandfather was one hundred percent lawman, going way beyond the call of duty by volunteering his time and services. God Bless them all.

Deputy Wendell Johnson
Richmond Co. S.O, Augusta, Ga.

May 22, 2007

Thank you for protecting and serving your community. RIP Constable Bailey, let your fellow brothers in blue take the watch from here. I hope your killers burn in hell for what they did.

Dfc. Wood

Dfc. Wood

May 22, 2007

I mourn the passing of a true hero and will pray for his family


May 22, 2007

My heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of State Constable, Robert Lee Bailey. May you find comfort in knowing that he's in everlasting glory with our Lord.

J. B. Maberry #5895
(Formerly of) Philadelphia Police Department

May 22, 2007

Thank you for your service. May GOD bless you and your family at this time. HEROES LIVE FOREVER!

Fairfax County Police, VA

May 22, 2007

I live in Ladson, I followed the story from that Monday morning and have felt sick of how dare anyone do something so bad, without any provocation on top of that. My daughter and her boyfriend who is a Charleston County sherriff and SWAT. I worry and pray for all the men in blue everyday. My heart goes out to his Family and I send them my love and God Bless them thru these times. Good Bless You Constable Bailey, you will be missed.

N. Gray

May 22, 2007

I can not express words enough to tell you how sorry I am for the loss of Constable Bailey. I can tell you that God watched that moment unfold, and justice will come in the form of earthly justice or heavenly justice, or both. That is for certain. God speed to you Constable Bailey. Thank you for the choice you made 43 years ago, to serve others instead of others serving you. It is a choice that others should express more respect for. I am sorry you were treated that way. God Bless your family, friends and coworkers. Please know that we are praying for you all.

Officer from North Texas

May 22, 2007

Thank you for you many years of dedicated service to the people of this state. My thoughts and prayers go out to your many friends and family.

Fto M. Sisler (Ret.)
Mt. Pleasant SC PD

May 22, 2007

This has truly been a bad year for The Carolinas !

At Roll Call many of the officers who know that I hail from the Lowcountry, asked if there had been any ew developments in Your disappearance.

Later in the day, when the Charleston County Coroner finally announced that DNA had verified Your identity, I sent an Area-Wide message to all of the LAPD folks who had been following this incident, since it had been first reported.

It has been difficult, as I try to refrain from saying/writing anything nasty regarding the people responsible for this horrendous act.

May You Rest - In - Peace......

Maj M. B. Parlor

May 22, 2007

Constable Bailey, You have made the ultimate sacrifice. Rest in peace, we'll take it from here.

Al Hogue
Vermont Forensic Laboratory

May 22, 2007

Bailey family, I am praying for you. I am so saddened by Constable Bailey's death and the pain and grief it has caused you all. May these men be brought to swift and righteous judgment.

Debbie Brewer
citizen and COPS member

May 22, 2007

When I first read this, I was so enraged at the cowardice of whoever did this unspeakable act. To the family of Constable Bailey, my sincerest condolences and my prayers for strength. This was a man who literally gave his life year in and year out for what he believed in or he would not have stayed in law enforcement. He is a hero in our world and his story will not be forgotten.

Mary P. Buck, Intelligence Analyst
Clarksville TN Police Department

May 22, 2007

Sir, Your many years to the public should never be forgotten. Rest in peace Constable, you have earned it.

Fromer Trooper Ken R. Bays
Virginia State Police

May 22, 2007

My thoughts and prayers go out to Constable Bailey's family, friends and co-workers. RIP Mr. Bailey, we will take it from here.

Patrol Officer
Moorhead Police Department, Moorhead MN

May 22, 2007

May those low lifes that took your life rot in the deepest parts of hell, and may you rest in peace my brother. I read your story, and I followed it until they found your body. I pray your family rests, and may god bless them at these times. As for those five things called humans that took your life, may a slow death be before them and may god reach down from the heavens and let you slap them all the way to hell. Rest brother , Rest. You are a true hero.


May 22, 2007

Constable Bailey,
Thank-you for your years of service. We will always remember you as a hero. Your brave actions and sacrifice serve as an example to us all. Our deepest condolences to your family and the brave men and women of South Carolina law enforcement. Rest in peace, brother.

Detective Corporal Morgan
Park County Sheriff's Office--Colorado

May 22, 2007

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends and department. You served your state for a very long time. All will be remembered. RIP


May 22, 2007

God bless you Constable Bailey you are a hero. 10-7 earth 10-8 in heaven. Watch over us sir, thank you for your service.

Recruit C. Jones
Police Academy (FL)

May 22, 2007

Rest in peace sir. Thank you for your long service to your country. There are few with your heart and dedication to "Protect and Serve". You are a true American Hero, We have lost someone very special on earth, but I know you will continue to walk the beats up above. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and department.

Officer Eric Golz
Long Beach Police Department

May 22, 2007

Constable Bailey:

I followed your story throughout the past couple of days...watching and waiting for good news, but it never came. You served this great state for over 40 years and I respect and commend you for that. God Bless.

MPO. Jeremy Benjamin
Easley Police Department, SC

May 22, 2007

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends that are left behind and cannot follow. Rest in peace my brother in blue...we will take it from here.

Officer Adam F. Laser
Westminster City Police Department

May 22, 2007

Rest in peace brother.

Federal Air Marshal

May 22, 2007

Sir, you Are a True Hero of the Badge. Your call for duty carried you far beyond that of most and for that I commend you.

RIP Constable Robert Lee Bailey

A.P.E.I.C Ivan Bernal
Douglas (AZ) Border Patrol Explorer Post 456

May 22, 2007

Constable Bailey, you will be missed by more people than you could have ever known. I followed your story from day one along with hundreds if not thousands of other LEOs and their family members. As I believe you are with Jesus now in Heaven, you know the prayers that were said for you. Please rest easy sir knowing that we have your beat now and that your murderers will be brought to justice, never to harm anybody again. God bless you dear sir and Godspeed. I know I speak for all LEOs when I say that we love and miss you. Thank you for your service. Rest in peace.


May 22, 2007

State Constable Robert L. Bailey is a true HERO. A man who volunteers his time in law enforcement to protect his community is truely a HERO and an exceptional person. I wish to extend my condolences to the family of Robert and to the department he volunteered his time to protect the community he loved. The community lost a true HERO. RIP.

Patrolman #6815
Utica PD, NY

May 22, 2007

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