Bailey is a native of Evansville and a 1990 graduate of Reitz High School. He later attended Vincennes University and received an Associate’s Degree in Law Enforcement.
In December 1993, Bailey graduated from the Indiana State Police Recruit Academy and was assigned to the Indiana Toll Road. In April 1995, he transferred to the Evansville District and primarily patrolled Posey County. In June 2004, he was promoted to detective and in April 2010 he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and supervised troopers in the Evansville District.
First Sergeant Bailey and his wife, Jean, reside in Vanderburgh County with their three children.
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