Jeremiah R. Bailey

Hometown: Louisville, KY

Undergraduate Institution and Major: University of Louisville​- Bachelors of Science (Emphasis in Justice Administration)

Graduate Institution and Major: Western Kentucky University- Master of Art (Emphasis in Criminology)

Bio: Jeremiah Bailey is a member of the 2013 cohort. Bailey is an investigator employed by the Drug Enforcement Administration. In his current role, Bailey is responsible for enforcing Title 21 United States Code as it pertains to the Controlled Substance Act of 1970. Bailey of began his public service career in 2004 when he joined the Kentucky Army National Guard as a Military Police Officer. While serving in the military, Bailey deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2008. After his military career came to an end, Bailey served as a Police Officer for the Department of Veteran Affairs. In total, Bailey has over 10 years of public service experience. 

Relevant Professional Experience: Drug Enforcement Administration- Investigator, August 2012- Present; Department of Veteran Affairs- Police Officer, May 2010- August 2012; Kentucky Army National Guard- Military Police Officer, October 2004- May 2010

Research Interests: Jeremiah’s research interests revolve around drug policy and harm reduction strategies.