Chief Gary Holland holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and has been active in law enforcement since 1991.
Chief Holland was born and raised in Northwestern, Ohio where he attended Lakota High School in a small farming community. Gary began his career in law enforcement in Wood County, Ohio after graduating the Ohio Peace Officer Academy in 1991.
Chief Holland served as a police office for the Village of Rising Sun, Ohio and was appointed in 1994 as a Bettsville police officer and in 1998 was advanced and appointment to Chief of Police of the Village. He as appointed in 2008 as a Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputy where he served until he was appointed to Police Chief in the Village of Newcomerstown in 2010 where he currently serves.