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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

To State Constable Robert Lee Bailey, his family and his fellow officers with the South Carolina State Constable:

Our heartfelt thoughts are with you on the anniversary of Constable Bailey’s tragic death and we honor him for his valor and sacrifice to the community. Rest in Peace, Constable Bailey and thank you for your service.

Wives Behind THe Badge, Inc
Members and Staff

May 14, 2009

Constable Bailey, today is the 2nd anniversary of your murder. You gave 38 years of your life to law enforcement and owed nothing to anyone, yet you volunteered your time none the less, even though you certainly earned the right to rest on your laurels in retirement. For these filth to take your life in such a despicable and vicious way is inconceivable, yet, it obviously happened. May they never enjoy freedom again and may you finally be able to truly rest.

God Bless, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

May 14, 2009

Bob,sorry havent written in a long time but you still are on my mind. We still havent went to trial,seems like alot of delay tactics going on.politics you know. Teresa is doing fine,Buddy came down form Tenn him and Teresa put more flowers on your grave.Sorry I havent been sense your were laid to rest but I just cant.Your death still bothers me,sorry I wasnt there to protect you like a partner should.You called and asked if i wanted to ride and I said no. That word No haunts me to this day. I'll never forget you partner. well got to go. Carmine

carmine d'amato
former constable and son-in-law

April 6, 2009

I am still angry, regarding the cold hearted attack....

M. B. Parlor

January 27, 2009

Constable Bailey,

I can tell you had have many people that love you very much. I know that God will continue watching over your loved ones until they meet you in heaven. Thank you for your service to your community and to your country. Rest in peace hero!!!

Patrolman Andrew McGahey
Clinton P.D. Clinton, MS

November 13, 2008

Bob sorry took so long to write, Teresa,Buddy and I had a good time at the 2007 LE memorial in washington,DC. You along with 181 of our brothers and sisters were honored..We felt like the President or a VIp coming to Washington. Teresa and Buddy went to family counseling while I went to the police officer counseling. Their I met with other brothers and sisterswho lost their partners and are feeling the same way I am. I met a brother from the San Antonio PD who lost his partner,He is a big guy just like you.Teresa met him and his partners father we all bonded as one.The counseling helped Teresa and I but I will always miss you partner.You were there when my father past away,we hunted and fished together,you took over when my father pasted away.We spoke many atime about the lord and what it will be like when we seem him,on those days when dispatch wasnt calling us.You were not only my father-in-law and partner you were my friend.But I know you are with the lord along with my father.Teresa and I have a etching of your name and I have mine framed in a print entilted "WE NEVER WALK ALONE"Its apainting of an officer nealing down touching the name of his partner and his partner in uniform who is now an angel touching his shoulder. I now that partner is you and you are protecting me.Thats what keeps me going and the promiss I made to you that i would take care of Teresa.Well got to go Bob,Talk to you later.

Carmine D'Amato
Son-in-law and former LE partner

June 15, 2008

You wrote the book on service! We celebrate your life of giving on the first
anniversary of your EOW.
Lynn Kole
Bellingham, WA

May 14, 2008

RIP Sir. Thank You for your many years of service. I pray for you and your Family on this 1 year Anniversary of your ultimate sacrifice. God Bless You.


May 14, 2008

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family on this anniversary.

Former N.H. Police Officer

May 14, 2008

Bob, Teresa,Robert Jr. and Myself are going to National Police Week in Washington DC on the 13th to honor you.A Officer P. Hutta Of the Suffolk Virgina Pd will be part of a motor unit that will be riding in honor of all our brothers and sisters who were killed in 2007.Officer Hutta will be wearing your bracelet in honor of you. We hope to meet him.You are not forgotten partner call#605,your name and memory will live on..I'am looking for some healing on this trip,I was told that this trip will help me..Your former partner call#606 and son-in-law.Miss you old man

Carmine D'Amato
Son-in-law and former LE partner

May 12, 2008

My name is Officer P. Hutta and I work as a patrolman in Suffolk, Virginia. I am a member of the Police Unity Tour and this will be my fourth year! On May 10th 2008, I will be riding to Washington DC from Portsmouth, VA (250 miles) in remembrance of fallen officers. I will be riding for Constable Bailey and will be carrying a bracelet in his honor. I hope to meet the family or family member in DC to hear the life story of a true hero!

Rest in peace brother

Officer P. Hutta
Suffolk P.D. Virginia

April 21, 2008

Thankyou for your service and sacrifice. You are a true hero for us all to look up too. Rest in peace as we will carry on in your name. GOD bless your family. I pray that those that took you from your family and friends get the same done to them


March 26, 2008

Bobby was like a second dad to me. I moved across the street from him in 1984 and his family and mine became very close friends and we still are. I found out that he was missing while I was at work and I had to go home to be with the family . I never left thier side. When I found out that they found his body it was the worst day of my life untill his funeral. To this day I will never forget that having to say goodbye to a man that I love and will always love. He was a very special man to me and will be deeply miss but NEVER FORGOTTEN
I miss you adn love you Bobby we all do


January 14, 2008

I come to the ODMP often to remember my late fiancé Dennis. Everytime I come here it breaks my heart to know that yet another officer has fallen and that yet another family has to live their lives without the man they loved. My heart goes out to everyone who knew and loved Constable Bailey. Know that you are not alone in the "journey" that you walk. Should you ever need anything please don't hesitate to contact me. The Davis Co. Sheriff's Office in Iowa will always know how to reach me. You will be in my thoughts.

From reading the reflections left for Robert, he sounds like he was a great man with a beautiful spirit. Those of you who knew him in life were so blessed to have been able to share in it. I hope that you will all continue to find a way to celebrate and remember Robert's life and the MAN that he was. Remember that Robert's life was about so much more than the way he died. Robert will continue to live on as long as we continue to remember him.

Constable Bailey, thank you for helping to make this world a little safer for us all. YOU will not be forgotten. Please continue to watch over all of us as only you can. If you happen to bump into my late fiancé Dennis up there give him a big hug for me and the kids. It's been almost five years but we still miss him terribly.

Wishing you brighter and better days,

Jocelyne :)

"Forever Remembering 26-3"

Jocelyne Brar (Winnipeg, MB Canada)
Surviving Fiancee of Deputy Dennis R. McElderry (EOW: 01/03/03)

December 24, 2007


Christiana Care Health System Constables
Department of Public Safety, Delaware

December 20, 2007

God bless you for your service to your comunity, you will not be forgotten. RIP-brother.

Retired Corporal
Inverness PD-Florida

December 9, 2007

Bob,A christmas parade float is being made in your honor along with Dorchester County Deputy Deese,Moncks Corner PD Officer Stiles and Moncks Corner PD Officer Wells to be in our tri county parades.You four brothers in blue in heaven will be honored by your brothers in blue here on earth..S.C. State Constable Lt. Jim Ward and NCPD Sgt.Rick Keys are putting it together.Teresa and I have to go to the police academy tomarrow,they are holding a lunchen in honor of you and all our lost brothers and sisters in S.C.Well got to go...I miss you country Bob. Your son-in-law,former partner and friend..

C.T. D'Amato

November 30, 2007

I remember Bob as a kind gentle soul with a heart of gold. I only wish there were more police officers with his dedication, willingness to serve and moral values. Bob will be sadly missed. God bless you Bob, keep a chair open for me in heaven.

PFC Sciarrotta

November 14, 2007

Rest in peace my brother you have done your job well. We've got the watch from here.

PA State Constable John O'Mara
PA State Constables Office

September 16, 2007

Bob, I attended the dedication of the Town Of Lincolnville Public Safety Building on Saturday, September 1, 2007. The Town dedicated the Building in your memory with your name on the building. The Mayor and several council members spoke along with Senator Randy Scott, you would have been proud of their comments. There was a barbeque lunch after the dedication, the food was good. May God continue to bless you and your family. Rest in peace my brother and friend.

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

September 10, 2007

the angels weep to see your face
a hero slane upon there watch
families weep upon their loss
a hero fallen that kept them safe
officers weep upon your death
a hero lost a brother wronged
the world weeps without you
a hero lost to what it has become

September 10, 2007

A true hero who obviously was dedicated to his job. No doubt he watches over all of you in Heaven as he was on Earth.

Rest in Peace brother, keep an eye on us all.

PC Amanda Pandolfi
York Regional Police, Canada

August 29, 2007

I never had the honor of meeting Constable Bailey, but I have heard many wonderful things about him. As a State Constable, I am proud to be a member of the same organization as Robert Bailey.

He spent his life serving the citizens of this state. His courage and sacrifice will not be forgotten. He will be missed.

Constable Dorothy McCoy
State Constable

August 22, 2007

I can only hope to be half the cop u were!! Rest Easy Brother!!!

broward county deputy
Broward County Sheriffs office, Broward county FL

August 14, 2007

Bob was my friend and cohort. We worked many nights together and he was definately dedicated to God, his family, and law enforcement. His LEO brothers and family will never be the same.

He was the only man I ever knew who would throw himself a birthday party so he could love on his family and friends.

Lt. Joel Rogers
SC State Constable, Lowcountry Constables Association

July 29, 2007

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