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City of Seattle

Harry C. Bailey joins Mayor’s Office team

Mayor Mike McGinn today announced that retired Assistant Police Chief Harry C. Bailey is joining his office to help support ongoing work to implement the policies and reforms outlined in SPD 20/20 from the Mayor’s Office, including community outreach on the plan.

Bailey brings 35 years of experience as a law enforcement officer. He has worked in partnership with local, regional, state and federal agencies to address crime and crime-related issues. Bailey has been recognized repeatedly for his work in law enforcement and community development efforts, including his management of the Seattle’s Weed-n-Seed federal grant for several years. Previous work has included representing the Seattle Police Department in the Major Cities Chiefs Association, International Association of Chiefs of Police, and the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives.

After retiring from the Seattle Police Department, Bailey served as the director of security for the Seattle Supersonics Club and then the Oklahoma Thunder. He also volunteers as the director of security for Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Seattle.

Bailey’s salary, $75,000, is covered in the existing budget of the Mayor’s Office. You can find his resume HERE.

Posted by: Aaron Pickus, Spokesperson