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EastTex Regional Community Emergency Response Team

EastTex Regional Community Emergency Response Team

CERTNon Profit OrganizationSearch & Rescue

About Us

EastTex Regional Community Emergency Response Team(CERT) is a volunteer organization of trained citizen emergency responders serving
Rockwall, Collin, Hunt, Kaufman, Van Zandt counties and city of Sunnyvale in Texas.When activated by local Fire/Rescue, Police, Sheriff or Office of Emergency management team has 168 trained volunteers that can provide missing person search/rescue support, triage/medical support, community citizen training, community event support, emergency radio communication support, stop-the-bleed training, medical flight landing zone operation support, staging area operations/support, and members that are vetted search personnel during NorthEast Texas CART(Child Abduction Response Team) activation's.Team members have First Aid/CPR/AED training, wide area search training, K9 search support training, FEMA and TEEX training in various areas of emergency community response support.


2017 Freeman missing person search
2018 Rally Round Greenville Support
2019 Annual ETRC Fullscale Exercise
2021 Royse City Fun Fest
2022 Missing person search Caddo Mills
2022 Final Michael Chambers Search/Recovery
2022 Majors Fly-In
2022 Farmersville Ole Time Saturday
2023 CAF Barnstormer Saturday Support, Majors Airport
2023 Commerce All Together Now Event Support
2023 Award presentation from DOJ to NorthEast Texas CART program support agencies
2023 Royse City Celebrate Freedom Event support

Rep/Contact Info

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Robert Hite III
ETRC Hunt County Coordinator