Police Department

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

The Community Emergency Response Team at CSU is made up of campus community members who are willing to get involved and lend a hand in the event of a disaster or emergency situation. Team members undergo an extensive 20-hour training program which emphasizes hands-on practice. Classes are taught by trained emergency professionals, including firefighters and emergency medical services (EMS) personnel.

Some training topics include:

  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Fire Safety
  • Disaster Medical Operations
  • Light Search & Rescue
  • CERT Organization
  • Disaster Psychology
  • Terrorism & CERT

Additional Resources:

Cuyahoga County CERT
http://ja.cuyahogacounty.us/en-US/cert.aspx

Ohio Citizen Corps-CERT
http://www.serveohio.org/OhioCitizenCorps_C.aspx

CSU CERT Forms:

2010 CSU CERT Brochure
CSU CERT Application
CSU CERT Waiver

Contact:

CERT at CSU contact:
Beverly Pettrey
Crime Prevention Officer
Cleveland State University Police Department
(216) 687-9323
b.pettrey@csuohio.edu