James Travers LEES
Commissioner of Police James Travers Lees
1979 to 1981
He was Sworn in as a Probationary Constable on the 2 June 1940. NSWPF Registered # 4529
He was appointed Deputy Commissioner on 1 January 1977 and Assistant Commissioner in June 1979, following the retirement of Commissioner Wood.
James Travers Lees was appointed Commissioner of Police on 17 October 1979. During that time he saw the formation of the Dog Squad and acquisition of two police helicopters. Lees retired from office on 29 December 1981.