Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Michael Ray Bailey, Sr.

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, July 18, 2010

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Reflections for Police Officer Michael Ray Bailey, Sr.

Rest in peace Ofc. Bailey, we will take the watch from here. To the men & women of the Chicago Police Department and the family of Ofc. Bailey: May you find the strength to lean on one another at this time and be strong.....

Deputy Michael Cooper
Lawrence County Missouri Sheriff's Department

July 20, 2010

Police Officer Michael R. Bailey is without a doubt the Finest of the Finest. He gave his life so the citizens of Chicago would be safe. God bless him and may he rest in peace. He will never be forgotten.

RETIRED DETECTIVE FRANK DEMARCO
NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT

July 20, 2010

RIP Brother...

Ptlm. M. Thomas
Foster Twp. Police (PA)

July 20, 2010

Rest in peace Mike!!!!

Skip Roberson

July 20, 2010

Rest In Peace...

Valerie
Albany, NY

July 20, 2010

My family and I send our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and coworkers of Michael Bailey.

P.A. Martin

July 20, 2010

Officer Bailey you are a hero. Thank you for your many years of service to your fellowman. God bless you and your loved ones. Rest in peace my brother.

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

July 20, 2010

His Judgment Day:
The officer stood and faced his God, Which must always come to pass. He hoped his shoes were shinning, Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, Officer, How shall I deal with you? Have you always turned the other cheek To my church have you been true?"
The officer squared his shoulder and said, "No, Lord, I guess I aint, Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays, And at times my talk was rough, And sometimes I've been violent Because the streets are tough.
But I never took a penny That wasn't mine to keep.. Though I worked a lot of overtime, when the bills got too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help Though at times I shook with fear. And sometimes, God forgive me, I've wept an unmanly tear.
I know I don't deserve a place among the people here. They never wanted me around except to calm their fear.
If you've a place for me here, Lord, it needn't be so grand. I never expected or had too much, But if you don't...I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne, where the saints often trod. As the officer waited quietly for the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, Officer. You've borne your burdens well. Come walk a beat on heaven's streets, You've done your time in hell"

Author unknown

May God be with everyone

Motor officer Terry Pauley
Plano PD Plano, TX

July 20, 2010

Thank you for your sacrifice. May you rest in peace.

Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney
Virginia

July 20, 2010

I just wanted to offer my sincerest condolences to you and your family. Thank you so much for protecting this great city! We will tirelessly search for your assailants. We will not let you down. GOD BLESS!

(Retired Chicago Police Department)

President Anthony Langone
Italian American Police Association of Illinois

July 20, 2010

Officer Bailey, you will not be forgotten! R.I.P.

Deputy Sheriff
Livingston County (Il) Sheriff's Ofc.

July 20, 2010

Rest in Peace

ACRES
SCOTT COUNTY TN

July 20, 2010

No amount of effort will take the place of this loss!

Christie eleison, Kyrie eleison

Lt. S. I. Drake
ret. IPD/IMPD

July 20, 2010

Rest in peace officer Bailey, you made the ulimate sacrafice and you will not be forgotten..EVER.John 15:13

LEO
North Carolina

July 20, 2010

Thank you for your service. May God Bless you and your family. May he grant you eternal peace. May he also grant your family, friends and co-workers the strength they will need during the rough days ahead. Rest well, we will take it from here.

PO James McPartland Jr
Mount Vernon PD NY

July 20, 2010

Officer Bailey, your service to the City of Chicago will never be forgoten. Justice will happen. Thank-you. Rest in Peace.

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

July 20, 2010

"How the mighty have fallen in the midst of the battle," II Sam. 1:25. I am deeply grieved over this tragedy. Your sacrifice will not be forgotten, sir.

Trooper Andrew Novak
Montana Highway Patrol

July 20, 2010

My thoughts and prayers are with those friends and family members that are left behind and cannot follow. Rest in peace my brother in blue...we will take it from here.

PFC Adam Laser
Westminster City Police Department

July 20, 2010

My sincere prayers go out to the Bailey family and fellow officers. Officer Bailey will truly be missed he is in our Father's House where he will wait and watch over us. Those that knew "Big Mike" knew how sweet, care and Great an Officer and a Person Officer Bailey was.R.I.P OFFICER MICHEAL R "BIG MIKE" BAILEY

anonymous

July 20, 2010

Such a senseless act to happen to such a Hero who has given so much to the City of Chicago. The entire Law Enforcement community mourns your loss. May your family take comfort in knowing that you will be welcomed with the open arms of all our brothers and sisters who have gone before you. Rest in peace Hero.

LEO Pennsylvania

July 20, 2010

My deepest prayers and condolances go out to the family of Chicago Police Officer Mike Bailey #13970. Rest in peace my Brother.

Corporal Vernon M. Joiner Sr.
Lake County Sheriff's Department (Indiana)

July 20, 2010

Words really cannot express the outrage I am feeling at this murder of a uniformed Police Officer;in front of his own home, for the senseless act of taking his new vehicle. If this does not scream to the GOOD citizens of Chicago how far some in society have fallen, then I don't know what will.
My deepest sympathy is sent to the Bailey family. I hope you can find comfort in your faith in these truly testing times.

Mary Milam Sgt, Retired
Chicago Police Department

July 20, 2010

God Bless You, Officer Bailey, for your years of dedicated service to the citizens of the City of Chicago, and God rest your soul; you've earned the peace, and stood your watch. May God bless the family left behind as they deal with this senseless tragedy.

Lt. Donna Ogden
Charlotte County Sheriff's Office

July 20, 2010

R.I.P......You have earned it. I will have a good thought about your brother officers catching the guys that did this.

retired Officer Rick Miles

July 20, 2010

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE, REST IN PEACE

N.J. TROOPER
NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE

July 20, 2010

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