From the Office of the Fire Chief...
FIRE CHIEF DOUGLAS BARRY RESPONSE TO THE FRANK LIMA VERSUS THE CITY OF LOS ANGELES VERDICT
"This case highlights the difficulties and challenges that face the Fire Department. As Fire Chief of the Department, I am concerned with the impact the verdict and the amount of the award has on the Fire Department.
The Department remains committed to embracing diversity and maintaining a work environment that is free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.
The Fire Department, with the support of the Mayor continues to move forward with the creation of a Professional Standards Bureau that will address the Department’s discipline issues in a consistent, fair, and expedient manner."
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Captain Antoine McKnight
Community Service Unit
Los Angeles Fire Department
Phone: (213) 978-3824
Cell: (213) 359-9415