The Administrative Division is responsible for the overall management of the public safety operations of the Fire Department and its personnel, coordination of a $55.5 million operating and capital project budget, development of policy and procedures, and processing and maintaining fire reports.

This division maintains the five-year rolling Master Plan that is a guide for future Fire Department needs based on fulfilling the organization’s mission and vision.


In 2011, the citizens of Shreveport approved a $175 million bond package of which $5.4 million was allocated for fire station relocations and renovations. The Department using data from its Strategic Planning Team has active plans to relocate fire stations 14 and 17 to properties near the existing locations.


The Administrative Division is comprised of the fire chief, deputy fire chief, administrative assistant to the fire chief, chief of special operations, aircraft rescue fire fighting coordinator, secretary to the fire chief, and the fiscal and clerical staff.