The Corrections Emergency Response Team

The Corrections Emergency Response Team (CERT) is a team of highly trained tactical officers and supervisors designed and equipped to respond to any type of emergency inside or outside of the facility.

The Corrections Emergency Response Team is commanded by Sgt. Michael Archibald and falls under the direct operational control of Warden Sandra Mueller.

Team members undergo a vigorous vetting process, including physical testing and performance reviews.

Team members are trained in a variety of areas, including:

  • Cell Extractions

  • Chemical Munitions

  • Defensive Tactics

  • Firearms

  • High Risk Transportation

  • Impact Weapons

  • Less-Lethal Weapons Systems

  • Riot and Crowd Control

  • Tactical Emergency Medical Care

  • Tactical Planning

  • Use of Non-Deadly and Deadly Force