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LAFD hiring controversy

New LAFD recruit class is nearly all male, overwhelmingly white

One of five LAFD recruits in training class are related to department firefighters

Of the 70 recruits in training, 13 are sons of firefighters and three are nephews, according to LAFD records. A probe is launched.

Two L.A. fire commanders reassigned

The two, who oversaw hiring and training, have sons who advanced in the recruiting process. No wrongdoing is suspected, LAFD says.

LAFD recruit program is suspended

Mayor Eric Garcetti calls process 'fatally flawed' and acts amid concerns over nepotism and mismanagement.

Aspiring L.A. firefighters feel cheated by aborted hiring program

Some applicants who advanced to the final stages of the yearlong vetting say the decision to scrap the process is unfair to them.

Only female in LAFD's class of firefighter recruits resigns

LAFD opens investigation into alleged mistreatment of new recruit

LAFD opens investigation into allegations of misconduct made by son of a high-ranking fire official, according to documents.

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