Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) is a program offered by the Police Department and the Los Angeles County Fire Department. CERT teaches you how to prepare yourself, your family and your neighborhood for an emergency.

CERT Includes:

  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Disaster Fire Suppression
  • Terrorism Awareness
  • Disaster Medical Operations
  • Light Search and Rescue
  • Team Organization
  • Disaster Psychology
  • Final Disaster Exercise

CERT is offered in both English and Spanish instruction. Classes are held on three consecutive Saturdays from 9am to 4pm. For more information about the CERT program, contact Crime Prevention Specialist, Sean Palos at SPALOS@SOGATE.ORG.