Deputy Mayor of Public Safety, City of Los Angeles
Jeff Gorell serves as the Deputy Mayor for Homeland Security and Public Safety. He has experience as a state legislator, criminal prosecutor, university professor, and military intelligence officer. As Deputy Mayor, Jeff advises the Mayor of Los Angeles on policy related to security and resilience while overseeing the Los Angeles Police, Fire, and Emergency Management Departments. The Mayor’s Office of Public Safety also houses and directs the Gang Reduction & Youth Development program and the Mayor’s Crisis Response Team. He and his staff coordinate with other regional, state, and federal agencies to ensure L.A. is safe and fully prepared for an emergency.