Kristin Crowley was nominated to be the first-ever female LAFD Chief.
Kristin Crowley was nominated to be the first-ever female LAFD Chief Tuesday morning.
The City of Los Angeles is seeing a high volume of first responders calling in sick.
Mayor Eric Garcetti spoke alongside the chiefs of the Los Angeles fire and police departments Thursday to assure the public that the departments remain at adequate staffing levels to keep Angelenos safe, despite hundreds of personnel quarantining at home after testing positive for COVID-19.
Officials said Thursday that 505 LAPD and 299 LAFD employees are currently out of action due to COVID-19.