Chief Willhoite is a 1985 graduate of Carroll County High School and a 1989 graduate of Eastern KY University with a Bachelor’s degree in Police Administration. Chief Willhoite started his career with the Carrollton Police Department, in 1990 as a Patrol Officer. In 1997 he was assigned the role of Investigator and School Resource Officer, in 2001 he was promoted to his current position of Police Chief. Chief Willhoite is a member of the LEPC, CAP and 911 Board. He has also coached athletics at Carroll Co. High School; and through Parks and Recreation. He and his wife Jennifer have two sons. Chief Willhoite and his family are members of the First Baptist Church.