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TEXSAR Speaks with Pflugerville Citizens on Patrol

On Thursday evening May 03, 2012 TEXSAR team members were invited to speak to the Pflugerville Citizens on Patrol volunteer group. The folks are also CERT team members. We spoke with them about personal and family preparedness and also discussed ways that TEXSAR could assist them to train a new CERT class for the Pflugerville Police Department. It was a great opportunity to share ideas and meet the Pflugerville team members. ...

TEXSAR Members Complete CERT Train the Trainer Course

Four of our members completed the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Train the Trainer course this week held by the Texas Department of Emergency Management (TDEM) and FEMA. This new training capability allows TEXSAR to assist rural jurisdictions and volunteer fire departments as well as “Teen Cert” programs in area high schools to create, train and maintain CERT programs that will provide them with “force multipliers” to respond to large incidents and assist with...

Family Waits for ID on Body in Lake

LEANDER, Texas (KXAN) – The family of a missing woman is waiting to find out if a body pulled from Lake Travis is Eleanor Pearce, 58, who disappeared February 18 from her home less than half a mile from where the body was discovered near the 9800 block of Trails End Road. ...

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