Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

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

Rest in peace fellow brother, we now have the watch.


May 22, 2007

You were a warrior and a hero to the end. We will alway be grateful to you and always remeber you for your courage, service and sacrifice. Job well done. Go with God.

Corporal Timothy J. Zuniga
UC Berkeley Police Department

May 22, 2007

In today's society, the word hero is used frequently without knowing the true meaning of the word. To just say that State Constable Robert Lee Bailey was a "Hero" just does not do this man justice! After all the years of faithful service in Law Enforcement to be killed in this fashion makes me sick....Sir, I hope you are at peace with yourself right now and that you will watch over your friends and family. To your friends and family and co-workers, you have my deepest sympathy in your time of loss. It seems to me that you had a deep passion for Law Enforcement and it shows by how many years you devoted your life to your choosen profession. Thank you for your time and service! God bless you, your friends and family and your co-workers!

Michael Bondi
Former LAPD/Federal Police Los Angeles

May 22, 2007

I praise God for this hero. What an awesome career he must have had. I praise God for his service to community and country. I'll be praying for his family.

Lt. Gary L. Langston
Choctaw Nation Tribal Police

May 22, 2007

Our hearts are heavy, but our heads are still lifted high. Rest easy.

Patrolman Dwayne Delcour
Mansfield Police Mansfield, Mo

May 22, 2007

My deepest condolances to the family, colleagues, and friends of this gentle giant, State Constable Robert Bailey. The men who performed the heinous crime should pay dearly for taking such a dedicated officer from his community. Family please know that many men and women in blue will be there to support you during this difficult time. May God hold you gently in his loving arms and uplift you. You pain and his sacrifice does not go unnoticed.

Patricia Tucker, President NC COPS
wife, Mark R. Tucker EOW 2/12/2004

May 22, 2007

Dear Family, Friends and Co-Workers of Constable Bailey,

How saddened we were to learn of your grievous loss. Please accept our heartfelt condolences. Keep focused on the memories and joyous times for these things may bring you comfort. Our thoughts and prayers are with you through this difficult time of your fresh grief and may you find a small measure of comfort in knowing there are many who care. Each EOW notice hurts no matter who it is or where they are from.

Maryland Transportation Authority Police
Sandra Crouch
Surviving Spouse of Officer Thomas Crouch
E.O.W. 10-31-91

MD Transportation Authority Police

May 22, 2007

A true warrior unitl the end. Your years of service are a testament to your dedication and character. I only hope I can one day live up to your example. God be with your family, friends, and co-workers.

Greenville PD

May 22, 2007

Rest In Peace.

U.S. Marshals

May 22, 2007

God will bless all heros. You sir are nothing short of one.

Ohio State Highway Patrol

May 22, 2007

My condolences go out to the family and friends of Constable Robert Lee Bailey. Their loss however tragic, is a testament to Constable Bailey's commitment to his fellow man and his courage exhibited during a long and proud career. He will be missed....
G. K. Chesterton said of courage:
"Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of a readiness to die. "He that will lose his life, the same shall save it" is not a piece of mysticism for saints and heroes. It is a piece of everyday advice."

Sgt. Michael Cannon
Horry County Police Department, Special Operations Division

May 22, 2007

Constable Bailey, as a police officer, I take great pride in knowing there are cops like you on the street. While most people in their 60's are retired, you were out there making a difference in the community and placing your life in danger. After 43 years of service, you lived and died a hero and should never be forgotten. Please keep a watchful eye from above.

Orlando Police Department

May 22, 2007

Famiy, Friends, Community....

My thoughts and prayers are with you all as you deal with the loss of great officer. He is a true hero. May peace be with you.

~ The Winkler Family

Jonika Winkler
Sister of CSPD Det. Jared S. Jensen EOW: 2/22/2006

May 22, 2007

Godspeed, Constable Bailey. Great is your reward in Heaven. Thank you for your service and dedication.

Detective S. Barkley
Spokane Police Department, WA

May 22, 2007

You are a hero, Rest in Peace. I know there are no words that I can say to help your family thru this time, and the time to come,But I want them to know that we will pray for you and your family, and may no one show mercy for your killers.

Police Officer Virginia

May 22, 2007

My thoughts and prayers are with Constable Bailey's family, as well as his Law Enforcement family.

Deputy S. Kimball
Douglas County Sheriff's Office

May 22, 2007

Bob you are a hero. Thank you for your many years of service to your fellowman. God bless you, your children, and your grandchildren. May the Lord grant your loved ones the strength to endure during this difficult time. May justice be served against the cowards who murdered you. Rest in peace my brother, we have the watch from here. See you someday up in heaven.

State Constable J.L. Green
S.C. State Constables

May 22, 2007

My God be with you and your family. You are in our prayers. Blessed be the peace makers for they protect the kingdom of God.

Officer Mike Boaz
Paris Police Dept, Tx

May 22, 2007

I am sitting here at my computer reading of another Officer who has given his life for what he believed in and what he wanted to do. He had to perish by another persons hand who and not one bit of value for another persons life. I know that Constable Bailey is with God and hopefully he can also give Constable Bailey's family some type of comfort. My heart breaks for the family, loved ones and all who knew him.
"A Part Of America Died",
Somebody killed a policeman today,
And part of America died.
A piece of our country he swore to protect,
Will be buried with him at his side.
The suspect that shot him will stand up in court,
With counsel demanding his rights.
While a young widowed mother must work for her kids,
And spend many long lonely nights.
The beat he walked was a battle field too
just as if he had gone off to war.
Though the flag of our nation won't fly at half mast,
To his name they will add a gold star.
Yes, somebody killed a policeman today,
In your town or mine,
While we slept in comfort behind locked doors,
A cop put his life on the line.
Now his ghost walks a beat on a dark city street,
And stands at each new rookies' side.
He answered the call,of himself and gave his all,
And a part of America died.
We will keep you all in our prayers and our thoughts.
Canon City, Colorado

Marilyn Robinson

May 22, 2007

To the family and friends of Constable Bailey,

Like some others on this site, I followed the story of Constable Bailey in hopes that he would be found alive. My heart breaks for all of his children and grandchildren. Please know that your grandfather was a hero and died doing what he believed in. Over his many years in law enforcement, I'm sure he made a difference in the lives of many. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you.
Matthew 5:9 Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.

Officer Theresa Stauffer
Penn Township Police Department

May 22, 2007

My hearts breaks for those you have left behind. God will
bless and see them thru this terrible time.

You are safe in the arms of our Lord and you will be joining the guardian angels in heaven with my daddy and the world is safer place now.

Thank you and your family!

Deborah S. Erwin
daugther of slain officer

May 22, 2007

My thoughts and prayers to those who knew and now miss this very dedicated man.

May God lay His healing hands upon the family.

Rest in Peace my brother.

Retired Captain Joe L. Gilliland
Danville, KY PD

May 22, 2007

Rest in peace, you will never be forgotten.

Lt. Stephen A. Joy #980
Prince George's County Police Department

May 22, 2007

God bless you for your bravery and dedicated career in public service. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God.

Sergeant Steve True
California Highway Patrol

May 22, 2007

What a very tragic ending to a long career. My prayers are with the friends and family of Constable Bailey. Never let his memory fade.
Rest In Peace, Brother

Investigator Mike Bradford-Ret
Tallahassee (Fl) Police Dept

May 22, 2007

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