Chief Brian Cummings

(source: Los Angeles Fire Department)

Audit Faults LAFD’s Leadership For Failing To Investigate Misconduct

An internal audit of the Los Angeles Fire Department released Wednesday blames Chief Cummings, union officials and members of an internal investigation team for failing to properly investigate misconduct allegations.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/05/2013

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LAFD Chief Asks For $50 Million To Help Reduce Emergency Response Times

Los Angeles Fire Chief Brian Cummings Tuesday asked the City Council for $50 million in the next budget to help the department reduce response times to fire and medical emergencies.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/04/2012

(credit: Los Angeles Fire Department)

Fire Chief To Answer Questions About Department’s Efforts To Reduce Response Times

Los Angeles Fire Chief Brian Cummings will go before the City Council Tuesday morning to answer questions about his department’s efforts to reduce emergency response times.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/04/2012

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Mayor Orders Fire Chief To Use Reserve Funds For More Ambulances, LAFD Reforms

Mayor Villaraigosa wants more ambulances on the streets and a complete overhaul of management in the fire department to help improve slow emergency response times.

03/23/2012

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LA Fire Chief Admits Reported Response Times Were Inaccurate

The Los Angeles fire chief admitted Tuesday he did not give accurate information about department response times to the LA City Council.

03/20/2012

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LA Fire Chief: Dispatch System ‘Level Of Reliability’ Improved

Chief Brian Cummings wants Angelenos to rest assured that the majority of the fire department’s technological glitches have been fixed.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/20/2012

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Firefighters Union Chief Disputes Mayor’s Report On Emergency Response Times

Los Angeles city and fire officials cleared up discrepancies regarding emergency response times by city firefighters — but a union official says their comments simply don’t match the data.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/13/2012

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