Include all EMS/rescue workers in the Public Safety Officer Benefit program
  • Petitioned President of the United States

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Include all EMS/rescue workers in the Public Safety Officer Benefit program

    1. Tawnya Silloway
    2. Petition by

      Tawnya Silloway

      colo spgs, CO

Private, non-profit and volunteer Emergency Medical Service and rescue workers (ground and air) do the same job a government/municipal EMS and rescue workers- taking care of people. But only government/municipal EMS and rescue workers get national death benefits (Public Safety Officer Benefits). All EMS and rescue workers do the same job, but private, non profit and volunteers families are not supported if their loved one dies on an emergency call or rescue.

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    1. Reached 4,000 signatures
    2. Amazing response!

      Tawnya Silloway
      Petition Organizer

      Thank you for the amazing response over the last 24 hours! This petition has gained over 300 signatures. The Facebook “shares” and reposts are so welcome. Tweet about it if you know how. Again thank you! I truly hope to be able to sway legislators with OUR voice on this matter.

    3. Reached 1,000 signatures
    4. Thank you and lets keep going!

      Tawnya Silloway
      Petition Organizer

      Thank you for the great response so far! Please spread this petition to all your EMS colleagues- email, Facebook post. Once we reach 1,000 I can approach national legislators and show them EMS wants a change to PSOB!

    5. Reached 250 signatures

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    • jamie gates SCHENECTADY, NY
      • 9 months ago

      my husband is a paramedic. He and his fellow workers risk their lives to help other people.

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    • Sharon Leitz LITTLE EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ
      • 10 months ago

      I am a volunteer EMT

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    • Christopher Green PFLUGERVILLE, TX
      • 10 months ago

      All service and rescue workers play an enormous role in keeping this country safe. They should be treated with the utmost respect and providing them with benefits is a no brainer.

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    • Charle Clayton RICHLANDS, NC
      • 10 months ago

      vOLUNTEER rESCUE PERSONNEL DO NOT GET ANYTHING FOR THIER SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITIES. a LITTLE CONSIDERATION IN THE EVENT OD DEATH OR DISMEMBERMENT WOULD G A LONG WAY TO MAKING THE LIVES ON THESE PEOPLE HAVE MEANING IN THAT EVENT OF dEATH OR DISMEMBERMENT.

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    • Bonita Smith GRAND ISLAND, FL
      • 10 months ago

      All EMS workers deserve this benefit. It is one of the many they deserve, as they put their lives on the line for everyone when keeping the public safe, or coming to the rescue when needed at a moment's notice.

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