Department Of Emergency Preparedness

DEP Director’s Welcome Message

Welcome to the Village of Alsip’s ESDA web page. It is a privilege and an honor to serve as the Department of Emergency Preparedness (DEP) Director for the Village of Alsip.

In the interest of safety and preparedness, I encourage everyone to visit the ESDA webpage on a regular basis. For your information, the ESDA webpage can be found by clicking on the fire or police tab located under the heading “departments” at the top of the village website. You’ll find helpful informational links, messages, and alerts. Please, feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns.

Charles Geraci

DEP Director


CERT Training

For those wanting to take the FREE 20-Hour Basic CERT Class, please download the CERT Application and return to the following:

Alsip Village Hall
Attention:  Charles Geraci, Department of Emergency Preparedness Director
4500 W. 123rd Street
Alsip, IL  60803

Office: (708) 385-6902 Ext. 244


CERT Training and Response Forms

Alsip CERT Members, feel free to download the forms that are currently being utilized during training, exercises and disaster response operations.

Cert Documents


CERT Related Links 


Informational Links

Flood Clean up Tips


General Preparedness


Other Severe Weather Preparedness


Summer and Heat Advisories


Village Links


Winter Weather