Sunday, July 06, 2014

Two Great Programs in Shawnee

The City of Shawnee currently sponsors two really great programs for its citizens or for folks who work in Shawnee.


From the city's web site:  The Citizen Police Academy is an opportunity for members of our community to see and experience the role of the law enforcement officer at a deeper level. Participants in the academy will meet and interact with officers and see how the members of the Shawnee Police Department work to maintain a safe community for all who live in, work in, or visit Shawnee.

For more info, including how to participate, please go here:

C.E.R.T. (Community Emergency Response Team:

The first class has recently graduated and planning is being done for the next class.

From the city's web site:  The CERT course is taught in the community by a trained first responders who has completed a CERT Train-the-Trainer course conducted by their state training office for emergency management, or FEMA's Emergency Management Institute (EMI). CERT training includes disaster preparedness, disaster fire suppression, basic disaster medical operations and light search and rescue operations., 

For more info, please go to