Patrick Humphries is a Battalion Chief in the Resource Management Division of the Virginia Beach Fire Department. His responsibilities include grant management, planning, large project management for the organization, and day-to-day oversight and management of the department’s assets. As the Battalion Chief of Resource Management, he work closely with the Finance Department’s Purchasing Division and through a delegated procurement authority, to oversee the procurements of all the needed consumable goods, supplies, equipment, personal protective apparel and uniforms for the department. He still has the responsibility as a command officer within the organization and readily responds to incidents.
Chief Humphries joined the Virginia Beach Fire Department in 1988 as a firefighter and has held the ranks of Firefighter, Master Firefighter, Captain, and Battalion Chief. He holds a bachelor’s degree, Executive Fire Officer (EFO) graduate, and is also a Nationally Registered Paramedic.