Raytown Police to Host Free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training 

Press Release

Date: 12/17/2016

From: Sgt. Dyon Harper

Raytown Police to Host Free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training

The Raytown Police Department is pleased to host free CERT training, beginning April 4th, 2017. The training provides an excellent opportunity to learn about preparing for a variety of emergencies and disasters that could affect our community. Training includes basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.

Training sessions will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, from April 11th to April 27th. The weeknight sessions start at 6:00 p.m. and conclude at 9:00 p.m. The final session, which includes a mock disaster exercise, where participants put their CERT skills to use, is held on Saturday, April 29th, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

The training will be held at the Raytown Fire District Station #1, 6020 Raytown Trafficway, Raytown, Missouri.

Participants must be 17 years old, or older, and will be required to complete an enrollment form and a background check.

For an enrollment form, or more information, contact Captain Michelle Rogers at 816-737-6103, or rogersm@raytownpolice.org.

For more information about CERT, please visit http://www.ready.gov/citizen-corps.

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