Monday, December 04, 2006

Douglas Barry, Interim Fire Chief

I applaud Mayor Villaraigosa's selection of Douglas Barry to head the Los Angeles Fire Department during the search for a permanent fire chief. Chief Barry is a veteran firefighter and a proven leader. I believe that we as a city can count on him to raise up the best in our fire department and to challenge us where we have fallen down. Mayor Villaraigosa has chosen the right leader at the right time, and I look forward to working with him to move the LAFD forward and, most importantly, to keep Angelenos safe.