Vic Reynolds was born and raised in Rome, Ga., and is a graduate of Floyd County public schools. In 1979 he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Georgia Southern University, in Statesboro.
After graduating, Vic returned to Rome, where he was in law enforcement for four years. In 1986, Vic graduated from law school at Georgia State University and began prosecuting felony cases as an assistant district attorney in Fulton and Cobb counties. He was a prosecutor in Cobb when he was appointed as Chief Magistrate in 1994. Vic won election to a full term as Chief Magistrate in 1996, earning 72 percent of the vote. As Chief Magistrate, his duties included presiding over the Cobb County Drug Court. He left the bench in 1999 and began practicing criminal-defense law.
In July 2012, Vic was chosen by voters as the Republican nominee for District Attorney of the Cobb Judicial Circuit, and he won the office without opposition in the Nov. 6, 2012, general election.
He and his wife, Holly, who is also from Rome, have two daughters.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has announced the arrest of five people in the kidnapping of a N.C. man who was rescued late on April 9, 2014, in Atlanta. The Cobb District Attorney's Office, as well as Cobb County Police, were among the agencies that assisted in the investigation. Read the FBI's release.