Public Safety and Emergency Management


Public Safety and Emergency Management Bureau Divisions


The Public Safety And Emergency Management Bureau, overseen by Deputy Executive Director and Los Angeles Port Police Chief Thomas Gazsi, includes Los Angeles Pilot Service, Los Angeles Port Police and the Information Technology Division.

Information Technology Division


Lance Kaneshiro, Chief Information Officer

Information Technology Division operates, maintains, develops and monitors the information technology requirements and infrastructure of the Port, with the primary goal of increasing departmental productivity by using technology.
 
Contact Information Technology: (310) 732-3875
 

Los Angeles Pilot Service


John Dwyer, Chief Port Pilot II

David Flinn, Chief Port Pilot II

Los Angeles Pilot Service directs the safe movement of vessels in and out of the Port in cooperation with various navigational safety and enforcement agencies.
 
Contact Los Angeles Pilot Service: (310) 732-3805

 

Los Angeles Port Police


Thomas Gazsi, Chief of Public Safety and Emergency Management

As California peace officers, the Los Angeles Port Police are charged with ensuring the safe and uninterrupted operation of the Port through the enforcement of various, City, state and federal laws and regulations. The force maintains a 24-hour land and water patrol for the protection of persons, property, facilities, and the environment. Port Police direct the Department’s emergency preparedness and response activities, including liaison with other agencies in the event of a natural disaster or other widespread emergency.
 
Contact Los Angeles Port Police: (310) 732-3500