The mission of Cass County CERT is to perform special operations, which
require specialized training and equipment. These operations include,
but are not limited to Critical Incidents. A Critical Incident is an event
which disrupts the routine operations or services of the Cass County Sheriff�s
Office creating a state of disorder, a threat to security or an
inability to maintain orderly control. Primary importance of all CERT Operations is
- The primary goal is to secure all involved persons and the location as
quickly and as safely as possible.
- The primary goal during barricaded and hostage incidents are to provide
for, in order of importance; the safety of deputies, hostages, innocent persons, and suspects.