The city of Norman officially named interim Norman police chief Kevin Foster to the post permanently Thursday.
Foster will be sworn in during a public press conference at 11 a.m. Friday at city hall, 201 W. Gray St. Foster has served as interim since March 6, after former chief Keith Humphrey took a job in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Foster joined Norman Police Department in September 1989. During his career, he has served in patrol, as a detective, worked in uniform support services and professional standards and other numerous positions. He was promoted to major in November 2011.