In the light of the Joplin tornado, as well as other natural disasters, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office
has approved the creation of a Disaster Response Team. This team will be responsible for responding to disasters in our
communities and abroad.
Team members are required to attend monthly trainings in a variety of different life saving techniques.
Upon receiving the call for service, these individuals are capable of mobilization within one hour. They can be
deployed into the harshest environment, and remain self sufficiant for extended periods of time without outside
The team of highly motivated Deputies received training in the floowing fields;
- Road Clearing
- Advanced First Aid / C.P.R.
- Disaster Scene Security
- Heavy Machinery Operation
- Zodiac Rescue Techniques
- Community Emergency Resopnse Training
- Hazardous Materials Identification and Response