Patrol Division Commander

Captain Bailey

Patrol Division Commander
Captain William Bailey  

Captain William Bailey started his career 22 years ago with the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office as a Reserve Deputy Sheriff. He was hired as a Corrections Deputy in 2000 and then as a Patrol Deputy in 2008. He was promoted to Sergeant in 2014 and Lieutenant in July of 2020. Captain Bailey currently has his Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, and Supervisory Certificates from the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training. 

During Captain Bailey’s time with DCSO he has held a number of assignments. He was a Field Training Officer for both Corrections and Patrol Divisions, training newly hired Deputy Sheriff’s. Captain Bailey served as both a Criminal and Street Crimes Detective, as well as being a member of the Critical Incident Team. Captain Bailey has further filled the positions of Patrol Sergeant, Administrative Sergeant, and Public Information Officer (PIO). Captain Bailey was DCSO’s first PIO in over twenty years and was responsible for developing our current social media and public information program.  Captain Bailey also held the assignments of Patrol Lieutenant, City of Sisters Station Lieutenant, and Administrative Lieutenant. He has coached youth T-ball and is a member of the Opioid Crisis Response Task Force, Deschutes County’s Domestic Violence Council, Core 3 Executive Council, as well as being a member of the Rotary Club of Bend.

Captain Bailey grew up on the Oregon Coast and served his country in the United States Coast Guard from 1993-1998.  
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