The Los Angeles Board of Supervisors announced Tuesday that they have appointed Chief Deputy Daryl L. Osby as the Los Angeles County Fire Department's next Fire Chief.
Osby, who is currently the Chief Deputy, Business Operations, was chosen by the Board after a national search.
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He began his public safety career 27 years ago and has performed admirably in a myriad of assignments and roles including firefighter/ paramedic, firefighter specialist, captain, battalion chief, assistant fire chief, deputy chief and chief deputy.
In addition, throughout his career, Osby has been actively engaged in community and mentoring activities in the Los Angeles region and has been the recipient of various awards and commendations from local and State entities for his related work.
Confirmation of Osby's appointment as the new Los Angeles County Fire Department Fire Chief will take place at the Board’s regular meeting on February 15. He will officially assume his new position on February 26.