Lees reappointed chief of YPD

YOUNGSTOWN — Police Chief Robin Lees has been reappointed to the position by new Mayor Jamael Brown, it was announced Friday.

Lees, made chief in 2014 under former Mayor John McNally, will earn $91,027. Before becoming chief, Lees worked with the department from 1978 to 2011. Lees’ “depth of knowledge and experience is beneficial” to the department and city, a news release states.