Chief leaves for new job in Oklahoma
LANCASTER - Lancaster Police Chief Keith L. Humphrey announced his intentions to relocate Monday, June 6.
Effective Thursday, June 30, Humphrey will no longer be employed by the city of Lancaster.
According to a statement issued by the city, the announcement came with news of his acceptance of the new position as Chief of Police for Norman, Okla.
At present, Assistant Police Chief Wes Blair will be named Interim Police Chief, upon Humphrey’s relocation.
Blair has served in law enforcement for more than 12 years at the local and federal level with the last 11 years being at the city of Lancaster.
City officials are currently evaluating pertinent next steps regarding the appointment of a new police chief. “We applaud the service of Chief Humphrey and wish him continued success,” stated the release from Alicia Oyedele, assistant to City Manager Opal Robertson.