Travis Brown, is the Fire Chief of the Las Cruces Fire Department. The department has 133 sworn personnel and approximately 12.5 million dollar budget.

The Administration Division is comprised of a Deputy Chief, the Logistics/Safety Battalion Chief, and the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Battalion Chief.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Policy and Guideline Formulation
  • Oversight of Special Operations
  • Department Safety Officer
  • Training and Operations Guidelines for EMS Services
  • New Hire Processes
  • Promotional Processes
  • Certification Processes
  • Research, Planning, and Development
  • Budgeting
  • Management Information Systems
  • Training and Development