PTSD in the firefighting community

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It is National Mental Health Awareness Month which is a great reason to talk about the invisible injuries firefighters suffer from because of the physical and mental stress of their jobs. PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) is alive and well in the firefighting community. Click on the link below to learn more about how many firefighters suffer from PTSD. https://www.cbsnews.com/amp/video/many-firefighters-silently-suffer-from-ptsd/?__twitter_im...
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NO ON MEASURE C

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Our City Council is committed to putting the revenue created by Measure D towards public safety. On January 3 rd , City Council approved the hiring of six new firefighter/paramedics, which will fully staff a paramedic squad for the downtown area. These additional firefighter/paramedics will only bring us back to pre-recession staffing levels. If Measure C passes, it is likely to unravel the work being done by Measure D. We cannot afford to go bac...
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Join Us As We Raise Money For MDA


Come Join us as we raise money for The Muscular Dystrophy Association,  To learn more about MDA and what they do click here !
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Local Election Outcome

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Palm Springs Professional Firefighters would like to congratulate Lisa Middleton and Christy Holstege on their city council campaign win. We look forward to working with you to best serve Palm Springs.
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Palm Springs Professional Firefighters Endorse Lisa Middleton

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Here are some of the reasons we support Lisa Middleton :  In this election the future of Palm Springs is at stake. I am committed to a Palm Springs that is a welcoming, inclusive and a vibrant community of neighbors. A place where our residents are at home and our visitors don’t want to leave. Palm Springs is the best place that I have ever lived and I pledge to work to keep it that way. My foundation is our neighborhoods. I know the people ...
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Palm Springs Endorses Christy Holstege

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Meet Christy Holstege Christy Gilbert Holstege is an attorney and advocate based in Palm Springs. Christy works as a third-generation civil litigation attorney at her family's law practice, Gilbert & Bourke LLP, in Palm Springs. There, she practices civil litigation, public benefits, employment law, personal injury, elder law, domestic violence law, and housing law. Christy focuses her practice and pro bono efforts serving underserved communi...
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THE PALM SPRINGS PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTERS SUPPORTS MEASURE D

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HERE ARE SOME REASONS WHY TO VOTE YES ON MEASURE D:   It improves public safety. Measure D puts more officers on the street and keeps fire stations open and fully staffed. It adds paramedic services. It helps address homelessness. It help keep gangs and drug dealers out of Palm Springs. It increased access to mental health, substance abuse treatment, and job training services It makes out-of-towners pay their fair share: Out-of-town visitors...
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35th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

35th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend
Every October, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation sponsors the official national tribute to all firefighters who died in the line of duty during the previous year. Thousands attend the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend.   There are 112 Fallen Firefighters to be honored at the National Memorial, to read more Click Here.   Here are some of the events
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Internet and Website Safety Tips

Internet and Website Safety Tips
Though there have been many scares about what can happen to children or teenagers on the internet, adults should be safe as well. There is no limit to the amount of risk adults come in contact with such as sexual predators, criminals who are seeking out your personal information on social networking sites, buying habits, frequently used sites, and many others. Here are some tips to help prevent you from being a target: Do not share things such as...
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