Sheriff Dallas Baldwin is a retired Lieutenant with the Columbus Division of Police after serving for 31 years; both on the force, and as a reserve officer. As a patrol officer, Sheriff Baldwin worked throughout the city of Columbus - with particular focus on the Ohio State University campus area, west side, and the short east. He also served as a detective on the Robbery Squad, and as a member of the SWAT team.
In 1990, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant, working patrol, SWAT, and the Narcotics Unit. In 1995, Sheriff Baldwin was promoted to Lieutenant, and assigned to the west side. In addition, he worked with the Strategic Response Bureau and served on the Ethics Board.
Sheriff Baldwin and his wife Barb have been married for over 40 years, after meeting in high school. They have a son who is currently serving in the Columbus Division of Police.