FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE----John H. Manley, Jr., retired Rocky Mount Chief of Police, will lead the Elizabeth City State University Police Department, effective May 3. Pending completion of administrative processes, he will be formally sworn in as Interim Chief of the Department. Manley will take over from Kelly White, who has served as Acting Chief since Sam Beamon was placed on administrative leave April 25. Major White is returning as scheduled to his duties with the NC A&T State University Police Department, and we are grateful for his service and support.
Manley served with the Rocky Mount Police Department for 32 years, including seven years (2004-2011) as Chief of Police. From May through December of 2012, he also served as Interim Chief of the Elizabeth City Police Department. He will oversee the ECSU Police Department pending the outcome of an ongoing inquiry by the State Bureau of Investigation. To protect the integrity of that investigation, the University is not able to provide additional information at this time.
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