The Charleston city council has unanimously voted on Chito Walker as the next Chief of Police.
Walker had been serving in the role of Interim Police Chief after the passing of former Chief Luther Reynolds, Live5News reports.
Walker has been with the Charleston Police Department since 2000 working as a patrolman, detective and member of the SWAT team. He was promoted to deputy chief in March 2020. He was serving as Deputy Chief of the Procedural Justice and Community Policing Bureau before being named Interim Chief of Police in July.