Cornwall Police Service


Cornwall Emergency Response Team

The Cornwall Emergency Response Team, (C.E.R.T.) was introduced in 1998 to the citizenry of Cornwall. The team has swiftly and effectively handled several high risk arrests to date. The officers selected for this unit carry out their regularly assigned duties when not deployed on a tactical call for service.

Their purpose is to provide the citizens of Cornwall with a trained resource to effectively and safely contain and control a volatile situation. The team will respond to hostage situations, barricaded persons and gun calls. C.E.R.T. is a police team with advanced training in specialized weapons and tactics... and in handling difficult situations with the utmost concern for the preservation of human life. This unit's mandate is the resolution of high risk situations using minimum force.