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

My prayers and thoughts are with the family and fellow officers.
Rest in peace and thank you for all your years of service.
Deborah Roelandts
Oconomowoc Wisconsin

Deborah Roelandts
retired 911 operator

May 22, 2007

Dear Family,
How hard this must have been for you. Please accept my deepest sympathy and prayers. It's hard enough when we lose an officer, but for you to have to go through the agony of not knowing where your loved one was, I'm so sorry. Those who commited this horrible act, don't deserve a trial. I couldn't be a judge when the case involved an Officer trying to protect us. I would simply sentence them to death without a second thought. How it angers me when the life of a Hero is taken.
Constable Bailey, you will remane alive in our hearts forever. May you rest in the arms of God. Thank you for your service to the great state of South Carolina and your Country. Keep watch over your loved ones left behind and your brothers and sisters in Blue.
Sincere Condolences, Mother-in-law of: Sgt Jeff Hewitt
EOW 04-04-04 Asheville, N.C. Carolyn Moore

Carolyn Moore

May 22, 2007

My condolences to the family of Constable Bailey and the members of his South Carolina law enforcement family as well. I have followed this senseless act of savagery quite closely and I grieve for you.
Constable Bailey, I thank you for your life time of commitment to society and please know you will not be forgotten. Ever.

Christopher Brown
Huntington Beach, Cal. P.D., ret.

May 22, 2007

This man had served 43 years in law enforcement. What a commitment to his community! Remember him not for the way he died, but how he a true hero! RIP, Constable Bailey! You've earned your place in God's presence.

DEA Agent

May 22, 2007

God Speed, Brother.

Union PD, NJ

May 22, 2007

God Bless your family through this horriable tragedy.

Wife of an officer

May 22, 2007

Oh my goodness, my heart goes out to Constable Bailey and his family. Please forward my deepest sympathy to his family. How can there be such evil in this world! RIP Constable Bailey, despite what you went through. I am a total stranger, but tears came to my eyes and a deep sadness came over me. Hopefully justice will ultimately prevail...

Citrus Heights, CA

Christina D.

May 22, 2007

What a tragedy. I'd been following the case all week, hoping for the best. Sadly you were taken from us. But at least you've been found and those bottom-feeders responsible for this have been caught. May God grant peace to your family and department during this terrible time.

North Carolina Highway Patrol

May 21, 2007

Constable Bailey, you will never be forgotten. You will forever be in our thoughts and prayers. God bless you and your family at the South Carolina State Constables.

PO Richard Eckert
Town of Chester PD

May 21, 2007

Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the
children of God.

Dispatcher Ted Smith
Martin, TN Police Dept.

May 21, 2007

Constable Bailey, you are a true hero and did not deserve such an awful fate. God bless you and your family, friends, and co-workers as they grieve your tragic loss. And may justice act swiftly on those who took you from your loved ones. Rest in peace brother...your length of service is extraordinary, we'll take it from here.

Officer Gilroy
MCPD - Maryland

May 21, 2007

My heart goes out to the family of Constable Bailey. He must have loved the law enforcement to have served so many years. We all know when a law enforcement officers life is taken in the line of duty that person has lived his life to the fullest and died doing what they loved.

Carolyn Jones
wife of Deputy Daivd Jones EOW 1-26-03

May 21, 2007

My heartfelt sympathy goes out to the family and fellow officers of Constable Bailey.

While no one who wears a badge wants to be put into such a situation, you put yourself into the line of fire to protect those whom you might not have even known despite the danger. While I did not have the privilege to have known him personally, I am certain that he has found a place in heaven.

Rest in peace my friend; those of us who remain will cover your post on the thin blue line

Officer Ryan McNeil
Medicine Lodge, KS Police Department

May 21, 2007

your smile is proof you had a great heart. May you rest in gods arms.

Police Officer

May 21, 2007

Thank you Mr. Bailey for your years of service. My heart goes out to your family. Rest easy my brother, we will take your watch from here! My prayers are with your family.

Seinor Police Officer M.H Whitley
Rocky Mount Police Dept. NC

May 21, 2007

To The Loved Ones Of Officer Robert Lee Bailey, I am sorry for you Great Loss, 43 years he must have seen it all , But I do Know He iS In Heaven With The Almighty God, May His Soul Rest In Peace , To Protect And To Serve, A True American Hero, Who Gave It All In The Line Of Duty God Speed, You May Be Gone But Never Forgotten

Steven Waggoner

May 21, 2007

You are the true epitome of the thin blue line.
To give 38 yrs in active service and then when most enjoy their retirement you continue to serve on an unpaid, volunteer basis protecting the innocent. You have gone above and beyond any call of duty........Our thoughts and prayers are with you my brother. Rest in peace, You have more than earned your place in heaven.

Sgt. Ken Clark
Charlotte- Mecklenburg Police Dept.

May 21, 2007

God bless & R.I.P

Ofcr MW Moore 3176

May 21, 2007

This is about as low as it gets. Just when we feel we are getting the upper hand on the thugs out here, something this horrific happens. This is just senseless. This HERO spent the better part of his entire life protecting and serving the people of this great nation. It is time we stand up and fight so this never happens again. God Bless Constable Bailey, his family and fellow co-workers. Rest in peace and let us "take over" from here.


May 21, 2007

God bless you and your family in their time of loss. It saddens and angers me to read about the circumstances of your loss. We will soldier on in your honor and I pray the people of South Carolina gives the people who committed this act the punishment they deserve.

Sergeant Paul George
Houston Police Department

May 21, 2007

Bob you will be mist my many. I am honored to have known you and worked with you. May you rest in peace.

May God Bless and Keep You


Ret. Medical Det Sgt. B. Smokey Smith
Dorchester Cnty Sheriffs Dept. S.C.

May 21, 2007

I want to thank all of my brothers and sisters who looked for my father-in-law..He was not only my father-in-law,he was my partner,my brother in blue but most of all he was my friend.My only regret is that I was not his partner that night..Your reflections are very moving to the family,they did not know that he was loved so much.I explained to them that we are all brothers and sisters behind the badge and that we hurt when one of us answers the last radio call......Thank you all

S.C. State Constable,C.T. D'Amato
South Carolina State Constable

May 21, 2007

We, too, followed this story as it unfolded, while working third shift. Although completely across the State, we kept hoping for good news either from the media, or telecommunications. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, and your family. I also pray your friends and family can find comfort in the kind and generous words left here by so many.

L/Cpl. M. T. Owenby
South Carolina Highway Patrol

May 21, 2007

My prayers are with State Constable Robert L.Bailey, and his family also with his fellow officers, Rest in peace
God Bless You,

Mother of a police officer in MD.

May 21, 2007

Rest easy brother in blue, you will never be forgotten! You are a true hero.

UIPD, Indiana

May 21, 2007

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