Frank Lima

United Firefighters of Los Angeles

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President of the United Firefighters of Los Angeles, Local 112, the union representing rank-and-file firefighters, and a Captain with the Los Angeles Fire Department

Frank Lima on KCRW

Only Female Fire Recruit in LAFD Resigns

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Mayor Garcetti has vowed to  change the culture  of the LA Fire Department. It's a major consideration as he  searches for the city's next fire chief .

A Culture of Bias in the Los Angeles Fire Department

Mayor Garcetti has vowed to change the culture of the LA Fire Department. It's a major consideration as he searches for the city's next fire chief .

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