YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Youngstown’s new mayor, Tito Brown, has appointed his new police chief.
Youngstown Police Chief Robin Lees will remain on the job.
Lees has served as police chief since 2014. Prior to that, he worked for the Youngstown Police Department from 1978 to 2011.
He also served in the U.S. Army Military Police, where he attained the rank of sergeant.
The mayor said his knowledge and experience is beneficial to the police department and the city of Youngstown.
The announcement Friday afternoon marks the conclusion of the first round of hiring for the Brown administration.
Lees will have an annual pay rate of $91,027.