Tag - Critical Event Preparedness and Response

Blackhawk lands at CHOG for emergency drill

If you were near the Children’s Hospital of Georgia Wednesday morning, you might have heard a lot of noise outside of the medical center. That was due to a Blackhawk landing on the hospital’s helipad as part of the U.S. Department of...

Changes announced in Public Safety, CEPaR

Jasper Cooke, formerly director of the Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPaR) team, has been named deputy chief. In that role, he will be directly responsible for Public Safety’s patrol operations. “It was important that Public Safety had...

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CEPaR to hold active shooter training

Between 2014-2015, there were 40 active shooter incidents in the United States. These incidents resulted in the deaths of 231 people. Six of these shootings ended after a citizen took action. Unfortunately, Augusta has had its share of active...

Emergency siren test this afternoon

Critical Event Preparedness and Response office (CEPaR) will be conducting a one minute test of the emergency outdoor siren system on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 on the Health Sciences campus. The sirens will sound for this one minute test period...

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