Nineteen people participated in a three-day Citizen Emergency Response Team (CERT) training conducted by Twisp Police Chief Paul Budrow on May 29, 30 and 31. It was the first in a series of trainings that will lead to the eventual formation of a Twisp CERT team, according to Budrow. “At this point [in the process], trained people can survive emergencies,” Budrow said.
Learn about creating a Community Emergency Response Team
A public meeting about creating a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will be held on Thursday (Feb. 12) at 6 p.m. at the Methow Valley Senior Center in Twisp. Twisp Police Chief Paul Budrow encourages citizens interested in participating on the team to attend the meeting to learn more about CERT. CERT is a program […]
Twisp police chief ready to train citizens for emergency response team
By Laurelle Walsh
To prepare for future large-scale emergencies, Twisp Police Chief Paul Budrow says his community needs to be able to survive for three days before outside agencies come in with assistance. Last summer’s fires “brought the issue into the forefront,” Budrow said.