YUMA, Ariz. – The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office received news that Somerton Police Department Sergeant and former YCSO Senior Deputy Curtis Bailey died from cancer and passed away early Wednesday morning.
Curtis was a long time member of the law enforcement community and long time friend to many. He was hired as a Deputy in April 1990 and served ten years with YCSO as a Patrol Deputy and Boating Officer. He also served as a Field Training Officer, and a member of the Special Response Team, Dive Team, and Mounted Patrol.
Curtis continued to serve the citizens of Yuma County as an officer with the Somerton Police Department. He was truly “Dedicated to Service” and it was an honor for YCSO to know him and work with him.