February 26, 2022

The Raytown Police Department is pleased to host free CERT training, beginning April 5th, 2022. The training provides an opportunity to learn about preparing for a variety of emergencies and disasters that could affect the 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 5th to April 28th. 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 30th, 2022, 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, visit https://www.raytownpolice.org/cert or contact Captain Dyon Harper at 816-737-6104 or harperd@raytownpolice.org.