Community Emergency Response Team


Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)…Because You Can’t Predict, But You

Wentzville CERT is part of a national program that equips ordinary citizens to be able to fill the gap between when a disaster strikes and the arrival of first responders.

CERT training provides basic survival and rescue skills that help you prepare for, respond to, and recover from an emergency or disaster.

As a member of CERT, you can participate in drills and exercises, take additional training, and volunteer at community events. As part of an activated team, you will be ready to deliver immediate assistance to victims, mobilize local resources, organize emergency communications and support first responders.

Training Topics

  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Fire Safety
  • Light Search and Rescue
  • Disaster Medical Operations
  • Communications

Training is free and open to anyone 18 years of age and older. The course is generally held once a year and requires about 26 hours to complete.

For more information in reference to the C.E.R.T. program, contact C.E.R.T. Program Director Sgt. Marcus White at (636) 639-2142 or email or to complete an on-line application, click on the this link


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