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National CERT Logo The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, and disaster medical operations. For more information, please contact Greater Tampa CERT at info@greatertampacert.com or visit their website.
Medical Reserve Corps The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Program strengthens communities through volunteers offering their expertise in medical, public health and other health officials throughout the year as well as during local emergencies and other times of community need.
Volunteers in Police Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) works to enhance the capacity of state and local law enforcement to utilize volunteers. VIPS serves as a gateway to resources and information for and about law enforcement volunteer programs.
USA On Watch Logo An expanded Neighborhood Watch Program (NWP) Program incorporates terrorism awareness education into its existing crime prevention mission, while also serving as a way to bring residents together to focus on emergency preparedness and emergency response training. Funded by DOJ, Neighborhood Watch is administered by the National Sheriffs' Association. For more information, please visit the Tampa Police Department Neighborhood Watch pages.


Fire Corps Logo The Fire Corps promotes the use of citizen advocates to enhance the capacity of resource-constrained fire and rescue departments at all levels: volunteer, combination, and career. Citizen advocates can assist local fire departments in a range of activities including fire safety outreach, youth programs, and administrative support.
America's Waterway Watch America's Waterway Watch is a national awareness program that asks those who work, live, or recreate on or near the water to be aware of suspicious activity that might indicate threats to our country's homeland security.