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Council Member C.O. Bradford


C.O. "Brad" Bradford is an Attorney, Public Safety Consultant, and former Chief of Police. He has been a resident of the city of Houston since 1979. Having lived in Hiram Clarke, Alief, Fondren Southwest, and MacGregor areas, he understands the various characteristics of the Houston community and appreciates efforts to focus on neighborhood needs.


Bradford served 24 years as a Houston Police officer and seven years as Chief of Police. He was appointed Houston's Police Chief by Mayor Bob Lanier and re-appointed by Mayor Lee Brown.


Meet the Staff


Meet the Staff



Council Member Bradford's staff, from left to right: Shandenia Gay, Sandra Puente and Wendy Richard Tilford.


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Council Member C.O. "Brad" Bradford
City Hall Annex
900 Bagby, First Floor
Houston, TX 77002


Phone: 832.393.3012
FAX; 832.393.3327


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ENRICH After School Program


ENRICH After-School (Evaluating the Out-of-School Time Needs, Resources and Initiatives in the Communities of Houston) is a regional effort, led by City of Houston Council Member, Vice Mayor Pro Tem, C.O. “Brad” Bradford, a 24 year veteran Houston Police Officer who also served as Houston’s Police Chief for seven years, Houston Endowment, Inc. and the Cooperative for After-School Enrichment (CASE). Each stakeholder is invested in advancing the research needed to reengineer
our after-school systems to ensure sustainability and access for all youth, especially youth without economic means.

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