Representative Scott Holcomb Co-Sponsors the DeKalb Police Alliance 2012 "Beat the Badge" 5k Road Race in Tucker on September 15, 2012

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Representative Scott Holcomb Co-Sponsors the DeKalb Police Alliance 2012 "Beat the Badge" 5k Road Race in Tucker on September 15, 2012

September 7, 2012 - Atlanta, Georgia. State Representative Scott Holcomb (D-Tucker) is proud to announce that he is a co-sponsor for the 2012 "Beat the Badge" 5k Road Race in Tucker. The event starts at 9:00 AM on September 15, 2012 at the DeKalb County Police Headquarters, 1960 W. Exchange Place, in Tucker.

"I am proud to co-sponsor the 'Beat the Badge 5k'. It's for a great cause - to raise money for the DeKalb Police Alliance, and it's a great event. My wife Kathleen and I ran this race last year and thought it was terrific," said Rep. Holcomb. "I hope to see everyone at the starting line!"

The DeKalb Police Alliance is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports the works of all DeKalb County police officers. You can register for the race at or

Representative Holcomb was elected in 2010 and was named a Deputy Whip as a freshman. He served on the Defense and Veterans Affairs Committee, Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee, and the Children and Youth Committee. Representative Holcomb is an attorney with more than a decade of experience. He began his career with the U.S. Army JAG Corps and deployed overseas three times. Following his military service, he worked at one of Atlanta's most prestigious law firms. He has taught part-time at Georgia Tech and is currently enrolled in the MBA program at the University of Georgia. An active athlete, he has completed the Ironman triathlon and several marathons. He lives in the Northlake area with his wife Kathleen and their two children, Carter and Kirsten. The family attends Immaculate Heart of Mary Church.

Representative Holcomb's website is and he can be reached through email at

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