CART Exercise in Brazos Valley Unites 26 Agencies

Brazos Valley CART Exercise

Content courtesy: Amber Alert Network Brazos Valley |

On Tuesday December 5, 2017 Officers with the Navasota Police Department responded to a report of an abducted child as part of a planned field exercise in conjunction with the Brazos Valley Child Abduction Response Team (BVCART).

Throughout the day over 70 responders from 26 different agencies participated in the drill to work on improving the skills necessary in these extremely important cases as well as building partnerships throughout the Brazos Valley.

The exercise included professionals from a variety of disciplines including Police (Local, State and Federal agencies), Fire, Emergency Management, Search & Rescue, Information Technology, Public Safety Telecommunications, Volunteer Groups, EMS and many more. The following agencies had representatives participate in the all-day exercise:

Navasota Police Department

Hearne Police Department

Brenham Police Department 

Grimes County Sheriff’s Office 

Burleson County Sheriff’s Office 

Brazos County Precinct 1 Constable’s Office 

Texas Child Protective Services 

Search Dog Network 

Brazos County 911 

St Joseph EMS 

Brazos County Emergency Management 

City of College Station Legal 

Salvation Army

College Station Police Department

Bryan Police Department

Texas A&M University Police Department

Brazos County Sheriff’s Office

Robertson County Sheriff’s Office

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Bryan Fire Department

Grimes County Emergency Management

City of College Station Emergency Management

Brazos Valley Incident Management Team

College Station Citizen’s Police Academy Alumni

Special thanks to Chief Leeth and the men and women of the Navasota Police Department for hosting this very critical training exercise as part of Amber Alert Network Brazos Valley’s efforts in

“…Protecting Children, Preparing Responders, Educating Communities…”

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