Weaverville, November 6, 2018 – Weaverville’s Town Manager Selena Coffey has announced that Police Chief Alan Wyatt has submitted his notice of retirement effective January 1, 2019. Chief Wyatt, who has worked with the Weaverville Police Department for almost 16 years in the positions of Officer, Sergeant, Detective and Assistant Chief, was promoted to Police Chief in December 2017. Wyatt is a Veteran of the United States Air Force where he served 10 years as a Security Specialist and Mobility Officer. His law enforcement experience also includes serving as a Police Officer for the Mars Hill Police Department for 4 years and with Mars Hill College Campus Security for approximately 4 years.
“In my 20 years in local government, I have worked with some exemplary law enforcement professionals – I count Chief Wyatt among the top.” Town Manager Coffey stated. “I wish him well and am confident he will enjoy his retirement while spending time with his wife, kids, grandkids and church family.”