The Central Illinois Emergency Response Team is comprised of Police Officers from various police agencies. The CIERT Team is comprised of:
- Tactical Commanders
- Team Operators (police Officers)
- Tactical EMS (paramedics)
CIERT call-out incidents range from Barricaded Subjects, Shootings, to High Risk Search Warrants.
The Pekin Police Department currently has 7 officers assigned to CIERT.