The San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles

Valley Bureau Commander

Deputy Chief Trevor Richmond

Trevor Richmond is the Deputy Chief for the Operations Valley Bureau. Chief Richmond has been with the LAFD for 27 years and brings a diversity of fire department experiences. 
Chief Richmond comes from the LAFD Communications Center where he was responsible for managing the 911 call center. During his career he has held the ranks of Firefighter, Apparatus Operator, Captain I, Captain II and Battalion Chief. His assignments have included nearly 3 years in the Fire Chief’s Planning Section where he assisted in managing the daily operations of the fire department. 
Chief Richmond received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Loyola Marymount University and a Master’s of Arts from the Naval Post Graduate School in Harper’s Ferry West Virginia.  He is published author having written several articles on leadership in the fire service.  Chief Richmond is active in the Homeland Security community where he is often requested to discuss his research on fire service leadership. Trevor lives in Thousand Oaks, California with his wife Christine and four children. When not busy chasing his four kids around, he can be found volunteering as a referee for his local AYSO soccer region. Over the last ten years he has been active in the Valley community having attended and presented at numerous neighborhood council meetings. We are excited to have Chief Richmond as part of Valley Bureau Command Team and look forward to utilizing his talents.



  • Arleta
  • Canoga Park
  • Arleta
  • Chatsworth
  • Encino
  • Granada Hills
  • La Tuna Canyon
  • Lake Balboa
  • Mission Hills
  • North Hills
  • North Hollywood
  • Northridge
  • Pacoima
  • Panorama City
  • Porter Ranch
  • Reseda
  • City of San Fernando
  • Shadow Hills
  • Sherman Oaks
  • Studio City
  • Sunland
  • Sun Valley
  • Sylmar
  • Tarzana
  • Toluca Lake
  • Tujunga
  • Valley Glen
  • Valley Village
  • Van Nuys
  • Warner Center
  • West Hills
  • Woodland Hills


Fire Station 88
5101 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403