Robin Lees sworn in as Youngstown's new top cop

YOUNGSTOWN — As he was sworn in as police chief today in Youngstown City Council chambers, two of Robin Lees’ former co-workers, who joined the force with him in 1978, could barely hold in their excitement.

Retired Detective Sgt. Delphine Baldwin-Casey and Councilman Nathaniel Pinkard,D-3rd, retired Mill Creek MetroParks police chief who also once served on the city police, said they were looking forward to having Lees sworn in by Mayor John McNally.

Lees takes the place of former Chief Rod Foley, who was appointed by outgoing Mayor Charles Sammarone. Foley will stay on the department as a captain. His official duties have yet to be determined.

For the complete story, read Saturday's Vindicator and

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