Campus Police – Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

cert logoMission Statement

The mission of the Purdue University North Central Community Emergency Response Team is to provide a trained pool of personnel – faculty and staff – to help the University respond to and recover from emergency events.


Training for CERT – provided by Michigan City (Indiana) Emergency Management – includes basic life support techniques, recognition of types of hazardous materials, and how to treat various life threatening emergencies. The team also learns to perform fire safety analysis and suppression and light search and rescue.


Susan Anderson, Library Assistant
Richard Bohan, Physics Lab Technician
Bridget Cadwell, Print/Mail Services Supervisor
Carolyn Roper, Chairperson of the Department of Business and Leadership
Kristi Thomas, Academic Advisor

Contact us for more details on the CERT program at Purdue University North Central:

Director of Public Safety
Purdue University North Central
1401 S. US Highway 421
Westville, IN 46391-9542
(219) 785-5220 (voice)
(219) 785-5645 (fax)


911 – Emergency Number – From any on-campus telephone
24-Hour Police Department