Make this page my home page
  1. Drag the home icon in this panel and drop it onto the "house icon" in the tool bar for the browser

  2. Select "Yes" from the popup window and you're done!

Off-duty Chicago police officer shot and killed

Print Comment RSS Bookmark

Off-duty Chicago police officer shot and killed

Michael Bailey is the third officer to be shot and killed in Chicago since May

The Asssociated Press

CHICAGO — Chicago officials say an off-duty police officer killed outside his home was less than a month from retiring.

Officer Michael Bailey was shot about 6 a.m. Sunday on the city's South Side. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Officials say Bailey had returned home from working an overnight shift and was cleaning his new car. They say several people approached him and may have tried to steal the vehicle. No arrests have been made.

Next month, Bailey would have turned 63, the mandatory retirement age for Chicago police.

Bailey is the third officer to be shot and killed in Chicago since May.

Associated PressCopyright 2015 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Mayor Richard Daley called the shooting "a tragic, stunning reminder of the senseless violence that stalks too many of our neighborhoods."

The comments below are member-generated and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of CorrectionsOne or its staff.
Most Commented Articles
1. C1 humor column: 45 signs you're a corrections officerCorrections Article Comments151
2. Fla. CO stabbed to death by inmateCorrections Article Comments76
3. Officer strangled at Wash. state prisonCorrections Article Comments62
4. TASERs in prison: A good idea?Corrections Article Comments47
5. Right or wrong: Supervisor doesn't write up officer for security breachCorrections Article Comments46
6. C1 humor column: The top prison nicknamesCorrections Article Comments44
7. Officials: Inmate kills Pa. corrections officerCorrections Article Comments42
8. Ala. inmate dies after attacking corrections officerCorrections Article Comments42
9.  Cell phone smuggling techniques: A photo database Secure - Login RequiredCorrections Article Comments41
10. Mont. prison nurse who had sex with inmate gets 25 yearsCorrections Article Comments37

Most Popular

Featured Product Categories

Today's Top Stories

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Featured Columnist

Emergency Training & Tactics

with Steven Benusa
Steven Benusa