(Corona, CA) – Today, the Eric Linder for Supervisor campaign announced receiving the endorsement of Cal Fire Local 2881. With a membership of more than 6,500 statewide and with approximately 1,000 members locally, Local 2881 is one of the largest statewide organization representing frontline firefighters and paramedics.

Cal Fire Local 2881 joins a growing list of public safety groups a that have endorsed Eric Linder for Supervisor.

“Eric Linder has a proven ability to bring people together to get things done.  Most importantly, he truly cares about helping the hard working men and women protecting our community,” said Michael Alvarado, District 6 Vice President. “CAL FIRE L2881 firefighters representing Riverside County professional firefighters and paramedics are proud to support Eric Linder’s election to the Riverside Board of Supervisors.”

“I am honored to have the endorsement of the men women of Cal Fire Local 2881.  I am thankful that these men and women put their lives on the line everyday to keep our families safe.  The growing danger from wildfires in California reinforces the need for us to ensure that they are provided with the best equipment and training these professionals need to do their job,” said Linder.

Linder has a strong record of leadership in his community.  Before being elected to the State Assembly, he co-founded the Corona Taxpayers Association. As a member of the State Assembly, Eric Linder made public safety a top priority by fighting for adequate funding for law enforcement and championing measures to help give these professionals the tools they need. He has authored legislation to enact tougher penalties on sex offenders and ensure that truly dangerous criminals are not released early due to overcrowding.  In 2014, Crime Victims United of California named Eric Linder Legislator of the Year for leading the fight to hold organizations that have turned a blind eye to sexual abuse accountable.