Department Of Emergency Preparedness

DEP Director’s Welcome Message

Daily Southtown Article About Alsip CERT

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

In the interest of safety and preparedness, I encourage everyone to visit the Department of Emergency Preparedness (DEP) webpage on a regular basis. For your information, the webpage can be found by clicking on the Dep of Emergency Preparedness tab located under the heading “Departments” at the top of the village website. In addition, the DEP can be accessed on the Police Department webpage under the heading “Emergency Preparedness” and on the Fire Department webpage by clicking on the “ESDA” tab. 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 Classes

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. 2244

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 Training Documents

CERT Related Links

Informational Links

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Resource links:

Flood Clean up Tips

General Preparedness

Interactive Natural Disaster Maps

Other Severe Weather Preparedness

Village Links

Winter Weather