Kris Larson

LA City Battalion Chief, President of the LA Women in the Fire Service

LA City Battalion Chief and president of the LA Women in the Fire Service

Kris Larson on KCRW

“The department has been historically plagued by issues regarding race and gender.

LAFD battalion chief: ‘If there's not another woman at your station, who's going to stick up for you?’

“The department has been historically plagued by issues regarding race and gender.

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