ROBERT LEE BAILEY SR



Officer Rank: State Constable

Memorial Panel: 41-W: 26

Department: South Carolina State Constable

End of Watch: 05/14/2007

Cause: Gunfire

Age: 67

Length of Service: 43


State Constable Bailey was shot and killed after making a traffic stop on Greenwood Street in Lincolnville, SC. Constable Bailey contacted dispatch after clearing the traffic stop and the line went dead. When back-up arrived, they found that Constable Bailey was missing. His constable’s hat, two pistols, several shell casings were found in a pool of blood. Five days later, Constable Bailey’s body was located in a shallow grave about fifty miles away from the original crime scene.

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