ECU alum named Winterville police chief



East Carolina University alumnus Ryan Willhite was named Chief of Police for the town of Winterville in May 2013.

Willhite graduated from ECU’s master’s degree program in criminal justice and political science. He has served as a Greenville police officer and the law enforcement training coordinator at Pitt Community College.

Willhite is a member of the 25th Marine Regiment, U.S. Marine Corps.