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25-year veteran Chris Bailey named new IMPD Chief

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Posted at 12:59 PM, Feb 12, 2024
and last updated 2024-02-12 23:31:48-05

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett has named Acting Chief Chris Bailey as the permanent chief.

Bailey was named Acting Chief on January 10 after former chief Randal Taylor transitioned to a new role in the Victims Services Section of IMPD.

The 25-year-veteran of IMPD is from Indianapolis. He is a graduate of George Washington High School on the west side of Indianapolis.

Bailey named Michael Wolley II and Catherine Cummings as his assistant chiefs.

Watch the announcement and swearing in at the top of this article.