The Los Angeles Fire Department will provide exceptional Fire Protection and Emergency Medical Services by being metric driven, technologically sophisticated and community focused while reflecting the people we serve.
LAFD Core Values
Service — Dedication to our Community
Professionalism — Honoring the Firefighter Oath
Integrity — Upholding moral and ethical conduct at all times
Respect — Embracing diversity and recognizing individual worth
Innovation — Taking creative risks to adapt and improve
Trust — Reliance on the integrity, strength, and ability of our members
- Operate through Teamwork.
- Operate to Position the Department for the Future.
- Operate Ethically and with Integrity.
The Los Angeles Fire Department preserves life and property, promotes public safety and fosters economic growth through a commitment to prevention, preparedness, response and recovery as an all risk life safety response provider.
Nine Strategic Goals
Provide Exceptional Public Safety and Emergency Service
Implement and Capitalize on Advanced Technologies
Identify Cost Effective Solutions to Manage Expenditures
Enhance Qualities of Leadership, Management and Project Delivery
Enhance LAFD Risk Management Systems
Strengthen Community Relationships to improve Infrastructure and Enhance Resiliency during Emergency Events
Implement Green Initiatives that will improve Emergency Systems and Reduce Impact
Recruit, Develop and Retain a Professional and Diverse Workforce
Support New Business and Improve Development Services