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Torrance Emergency Services

Preparing for Today and Tomorrow . . .

MISSION STATEMENT - Emergency Services, in coordination, conjunction and collaboration with all City departments will maximize the City's potential to prevent against, prepare for, respond to and recover from both natural and man-made emergencies and disasters.

Goals of Emergency Services

Community
To prepare and promote the community's ability to prepare for and to take mitigation measures against an emergency/disaster.

Employees and Volunteers
To prepare City employees and Disaster Service Volunteers to handle an emergency/disaster at home and in the workplace.

Internal
To revise, implement and test the City of Torrance's MultiHazard Functional Plan (MHFP); To strengthen City departments' ability to respond and recover to an emergency/disaster; To prepare and maintain systems, supplies and other logistical items to support  emergency/disaster response and recovery.

External
To promote and coordinate with external agencies and organizations to assist the City in its preparedness efforts, mitigation measures, disaster response and recovery.

CERT Academy Information

Fall Cert Academy - September 29, 30 and October 1

Winter CERT Academy - February 2, 3, and 4

Classes cover a Friday, Saturday and Sunday schedule 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

The City of Torrance Emergency Services
3300 Civic Center Drive Torrance, CA 90503
Phone:  (310) 618-5725
E-mail:  OES@TorranceCA.Gov