About the Taylor CERT Program

The Taylor CERT Program meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday of every month for a general meeting and monthly Training exercise at 630 pm held at our headquarters

                                                          OUR MISSION


"To provide residents of the City of Taylor, its neighboring communities and first responders a quality resource for safety education, hazard mitigation, emergency response assistance and other volunteer efforts"


Taylor CERT is part of the local and national Citizens Corps effort to incorporate and utilize volunteers in the community. CERT members are trained in basic response techniques in order to assist local citizens and first responders in disaster or emergency situations.  


The Taylor CERT Program was established in 2012 under the supervision of the Taylor Fire Department and is dispatched by the Fire Chief.  Overseeing the program is CERT Coordinator Blaine Honeycutt.


The concept of CERT originated and was designed by Los Angeles Fire Dpeartment in the 1980's and was designed to have citizens help citizens during earthquakes and mudslides that plague the local areas.  After the terror attacks of 9-11, then, sitting President, George W. Bush enacted CERT across the country under the direction of FEMA and Homeland Security. 


For more information on the CERT Program you can click here or head to FEMA's website www.fema.gov.

Wayne County Executive, Warren Evans

"These men and women are a valuable component of emergency response and have proven to be effective during actual crisis in Wayne County.  This show of public service through volunteerism is what keeps our communities vibrant and strong." - Sept. 16, 2015   Detroit Free Press

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