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

You and your family are in our prayers. God bless you for your years of service and ultimate sacrifice.

St. Louis City Police

May 22, 2007

Constable Robert Bailey has such an outstanding record of service. How proud his family are of the years of service to his community and fellow citizens. It is a terrible loss for each of you and to us. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers during this time.

Cathy C. Carter
Mother of Officer Charles Callemyn EOW 2/17/07

cathy callemyn carter

May 22, 2007

All of Boston mournes your loss!!! Thank you for your brave service! You are forever in our prayers!!!

PO Michael Connolly
Boston Police Department

May 22, 2007

Its always a tragic loss to loose someone, but to loose a Man like Constable Bailey it is even more heartbreaking. We not only lost a great LEO but a piece of history. My heart goes out to his Family and Friends and his Fellow Law Enforcement Officers. He died doing what he loved. Godspeed Constable Bailey. Watch over us as our country just became less protected.

Wayne Malone / Civilian
FOPA Member Jacksonville FL

May 22, 2007

I don't know where to begin other than to say that you are a true hero, and your cowardly assailants will be brought to swift justice. You will never be forgotten.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

May 22, 2007

You are a TRUE Hero!

Hero's never die; They just take on new assignments.

GOD Bless you and your family.

Officer Paladino
Colorado Springs PD

May 22, 2007

To the family, friends, and officers that knew Constable Bailey, my thoughts and prayers are with you as you face the trying times ahead of you. Please know your not alone.

Here I am, lost in the light of the moon that comes through my window
Bathed in blue, the walls of my memory divide the thorns from the roses
It's you and the roses

Touch me and I will follow in your afterglow
Heal me from all this sorrow
As I let you go I will find my way when I see your eyes
Now I'm living in your afterglow

Here I am, lost in the ashes of time, but who wants tomorrow?
In between the longing to hold you again
I'm caught in your shadow, I'm losing control
My mind drifts away, we only have today

Touch me and I will follow in your afterglow
Heal me from all this sorrow
As I let you go I will find my way
I will sacrifice 'til the blinding day when I see your eyes
Now I'm living in your afterglow

When the veils are gone as I let you go, as I let you go

Touch me and I will follow in your afterglow
Heal me from all this sorrow
As I let you go I will find my way, I will sacrifice
Now I'm living in your afterglow

Bathed in blue, the walls of my memory divide the thorns from the roses
It's you who is closest

Wife of a CSPD Officer

May 22, 2007

I had hoped that you wouldn't end up on this list but God had a different plan. Thank you for your service. I can only hope your killers will be brought to justice. Rest in Peace.
Wife of a Michigan Deputy

May 22, 2007

My father told me that public service is and would always be an honorable profession, not paying much, but honorable and valued. Constable Bailey is proof of living out ones dreams and goals. As a drilling Navy Reservist I offer the highest, yet simple accolade, "fair winds and following seas, Shipmate".

Senior Officer Paul Wickrowski
Retired Virginia State Officer

May 22, 2007

Constable Bailey protected the citizens of South Carolina for 43 years. That is a heroic event in itself. For an officer to be working the streets at 67 YOA is a testiment to this man's inner strength, courage and devotion to duty. He is a true example of the "thin blue line" that stands between law abiding society and the criminals who's only purpose in life is to prey on innocent victims. My prayers are with Constable Baily's family, especially any grandchildren that he had who now are deprived of a grandfather's love. Constable Baily, I salute your courage and hope that other law enforcement officers look to you as an example to live by. God bless you and all of the officers who work the streets of this great country.

Ptlm. Max Bellard
Heidelberg (PA) Police Dept

May 22, 2007

What a terrible story! I sincerely hope that the murderers are caught and punished to the fullest extent of the law!!!

Constable Bailey, watch over your family as they begin this long, dark journey without you giving them the love, guidance and support they will need. Watch over your brothers and sisters in uniform. Neither you, nor your sacrifice, will ever be forgotten.

Rest in peace.

Michelle - wife of Retired LEO

May 22, 2007

Your sacrifice will never be forgotten


Police Officer

May 22, 2007

A HERO may be gone....A HERO will never be forgotten....R.I.P.

Lake County Sheriff IL

May 22, 2007

God has picked another beautiful flower. With sincere sympathy, May god bless you!

Mullins Police Department

May 22, 2007


You have served your state with much honor. Rest in peace now that you have been found. May God Bless you and Keep you. Your fellow officers will take it from here.


May 22, 2007

The Florida Police Chiefs Association would like to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of State Constable Robert Bailey, and the South Carolina State Constable. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of great sadness. Please take comfort in knowing that your extended law enforcement family grieves with you. Constable Bailey, we thank you for your service. You will not be forgotten.

Members and Staff
Florida Police Chiefs Association

May 22, 2007



May 22, 2007

I have been following your story for the last several days and am deeply saddened by the outcome. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Sgt. MA Anderson
South Carolina Highway Patrol

May 22, 2007

Thank you so much for your service Mr. Bailey. You were a true hero to all who knew you. Teresa and Carm, my thoughts and prayers are with you. May he rest in peace.

Katie Weas
Friend of family

May 22, 2007

My sincerest sympathy to the family and friends of State Constable Robert Lee Bailey as well as to the South Carolina State Constable's Office/Department. Rest in peace Constable Bailey, you are gone but will not be forgotten...

Dispatcher Sue Rusch, CTO
Punta Gorda PD, Punta Gorda FL

May 22, 2007

43 years of dedicated service, a true hero. Condolences to the family, friends and co-workers of Constable Bailey.

Sgt. Tom Carver
Delaware State Police

May 22, 2007

I hope every single one of them is tried, convicted, and given death. They deserve so much more than that (like a bullet in the back of the head) but unfortunately that's all our CJ system allows. Rotten pieces of crap.

God bless Constable Bailey, his department, and his family. He died, and lived, an absolute hero, and he will not be forgotten. Rest easy sir, we've got the watch from here on.


May 22, 2007

On Memory
When you remember me, it means that you
have carried something of who I am with you,
that I have left some mark on who I am on who you are.
It means that you can summon me back to your mind
even though countless years and miles may stand between us.
It means that if we meet again, you will know me,
and hear my voice and speak to me in your heart.
For as long as you remember me, I am never entirely lost.
~Frederick Buechner

Rest in Peace


May 22, 2007

Constable Bailey, rest in peace. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family and loved ones during these difficult times. You will not be forgotten, and you served your state well. Keep Heaven's gates safe until we can get there to relieve you.

Anonymous SC LE Officer

May 22, 2007

R.I.P. Constable Bailey and may you watch over your friends, family and coworkers until you meet again.

Boone County Sheriff Office (Indiana)

May 22, 2007

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