CERT is a proud partner of Citizen Corps and the effort to have everyone in America prepare, train, and volunteer.
Month and year the CERT Program was started:
Point of Contact:
Gillespie County CERT Coordinator
Fredericksburg Police Department
1601 East Main
On average, this CERT Program conducts the CERT
Basic Training Course
times a year.
Number of CERT classes that have graduated
since the program started: 10
Number of individuals who have completed CERT
Basic Training Course since the program started:
A total of 50 CERTs have participated in 2 WMD/terrorism exercises for emergency personnel.
A total of 26 CERTs have participated in 1 natural disaster exercise for emergency personnel.
A total of 160 CERTs have participated in 10 CERT-specific exercises.
Number of times the CERTs have responded in actual
Gillespie County CERT newest program is a Teen CERT at the high school. This is the fourth year we have conducted the program for the HOSA class and they have had demonstrated their compentency in CERT skills at regional, state and national contests. For 2012-13 we have two Teen CERT programs totaling 43 students and one adult class has started with 12 members. The Teen CERT participated in the County wide SNS exercise on Septemteber 27 as sceeners and dispensers.