Brian Cummings Joins Public Safety Solutions, Inc
 
By Public Safety Solutions, Inc.
March 22, 2015
 

Chester, Md.---Public Safety Solutions, Inc. (PSSi) proudly announces that Brian Cummings, retired Fire Chief of the Los Angeles City Fire Department, has joined the PSSi Consultant Team.

Mr. Brian Cummings is the former Fire Chief of the Los Angeles Fire Department. As chief, he provided leadership, management and direction for a 3500 employee urban fire department with annual budgets in excess of $500 million. His 34 years of Fire and Emergency Medical Service with the Los Angeles Fire Department provided him with extensive experience in all aspects of an All-Risk, Life Safety Response agency.

After joining the LAFD as a Firefighter/EMT in 1980 his role continued to change and grow through the ranks of Engineer, Captain, Battalion Chief and Division Chief. His work included leadership roles in Urban Search and Rescue, Hazardous Material Response and community engagement. As a Battalion Chief, he had several diverse and challenging operational and administrative assignments. On the administrative side, he ran the LAFD Recruit Training Academies and redesigned the recruit training program. As the Commander of the Planning Section he developed a deployment plan that allowed the LAFD to reduce it's budget and end rolling brownouts. Operationally, he supervised field Battalions in the Port of Los Angeles, Central Los Angeles, downtown. As Assistant Chief, he served as the Chief of Staff to the Fire Chief. In this role he provided liaison with city government, first responder agencies and the community.

Brian may be contacted at 213-999-4390 or bcummings@pssi-consultants.com.