State Representative Anne Gonzales (R-Westerville) presented a House resolution to Officer Randy Bailey for being awarded the 2011 National Citizens Police Academy Coordinator of the Year Award. The resolution was presented during a session of the Ohio House of Representatives.
“Officer Bailey embodies the model of a civil servant,” said Representative Gonzales. “His career has impacted our community over the span of three decades and is in every way deserving of this recognition.”
Officer Bailey has been a police officer for 30 years, having started his law enforcement career in 1981. He also spent three years in the United States Army and served overseas.
While at the Westerville Division of Police, Officer Bailey has worked in Patrol, served as a D.A.R.E. officer in schools, and currently serves as a crime prevention officer, implementing, supporting and maintaining community programs to assist individuals and businesses to minimize crime and its effects in Westerville.
Officer Bailey has been married for 35 years and has two children and six grandchildren.