STATEMENT: Mayor Garcetti on the passing of LAFD Battalion Chief Jerome Boyd

“Firefighters put their lives on the line for our safety every day. And when we lose one of these brave first responders, everyone in our city feels the pain of that loss. My thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends, and colleagues of Los Angeles Fire Department Battalion Chief Jerome Boyd. I join all Angelenos in mourning his passing today, and honoring his 30 years of dedicated service to our city.” — Mayor Eric Garcetti