Holcomb, Dwight A. was born on May 2, 1955 in Columbus, Ohio, United States.
AS in Law Enforcement Technology, Columbus (Ohio) State Community College, 1977. Graduate, Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy, 163rd Session, Quantico, Virginia, 1990. Bachelor in Public Administration summa cum laude, Franklin University, 1995.
Federal Bureau of Investigation Academy, L.E.E.D.S. #36, 1998.
Patrol officer patrol section, Upper Arlington (Ohio) Division Police, 1978-1985;
detective criminial investigation unit, Upper Arlington (Ohio) Division Police, 1985-1987;
sergeant patrol section, Upper Arlington (Ohio) Division Police, 1987-1994;
sergeant training unit supervisor, Upper Arlington (Ohio) Division Police, 1994-1995;
chief of police, Upper Arlington (Ohio) Division Police, since 1995. Student Ohio Peace Officers Training Academy, London, Ohio, 1986, 87, 91, 94, Institute Police Technology and Management U. North Florida, Jacksonville, InternalAffairs Investigation, 1995. Assessor Commision on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agilysys, Fairfax, Virginia, Police Labor Rels.
Committee, 1989, 90,91, Speed Measuring Device Committee, 1991, City Health and Wellness Insurance Committee, 1991.
Volunteer Junior Achievement, Upper Arlington, Upper Arlington Leadership Program, 1996, Leadership Ohio, 1997. Member Fraternal Order of Police (bargaining unit committee 1984, 85), Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy Associates (executive board Ohio chapter since 1996), Ohio Association Chiefs of Police (executive board, district representative since 1999), International Association Chiefs of Police, Upper Arlington Rotary Club (program committee member, sub-committee chair 1997, board directors since 1998).