The Tragic Circumstances of Sgt Rittmanic and Ofc Bailey in the Village of Bradley, Illinois
On December 29, 2021 at 9:41 PM, two Village of Bradley police officers — Sgt. Marlene Rittmanic and Officer Tyler Bailey — responded to a Comfort Inn motel for a call about barking dogs left in a car. While investigating this minor complaint, Ofc. Bailey was shot in the head; Sgt. Rittmanic killed with her own firearm. Two young persons have been arrested: Darius Sullivan, the accused shooter, and his pregnant girlfriend, Xandria Harris. In this episode, Clarke describes this unfolding case in detail and then Serge and Clarke discuss the local prosecutor’s call for the federal death penalty.
Bradley police officer pleaded for her life before man shot her to death with her own gun: prosecutors | Chicago Sun-Times (suntimes.com)
Prosecutor: Illinois cop was disarmed, killed with own gun | Crime-and-courts | pantagraph.com
Court docs: Slain Bradley officer pleaded for life, was shot by own gun | WGN-TV (wgntv.com)