Thank you for visiting the Parker County Responding to Every Assault and Crisis Team Website. Parker County REACT is a victim centered service organization developed to assist those who have been affected by trauma and violent crime.
We invite you to look around our website. Please contact us
if you have any questions or would like to know more about REACT.
In the News:
November 21, 2013 - Congratulations to the 2013 REACT Training Academy Graduates
The Parker County Responding to Every Assualt and Crisis Team is proud to announce the graduation of six outstanding Parker County citizens from the 2013 REACT Training Academy. We would like to extend our sincere thanks and appreciation to these wonderful people who volunteered their time to attend the six week academy!
Pictured left to right are Haley Henrickson, Juanita Perez, Joesph Garlington, Karen Ewell, Debbie Buckman, Vic Williford, and Sheila Duncan.
September 18, 2013 - Parker County REACT Training Academy Announced
Weatherford Police Department along with Freedom House and the Parker County Responding to Every Assault and Crisis Team (REACT) have teamed up to host the 2013 REACT training academy. The academy is scheduled to begin October 15, 2013 and will run through November 26, 2013 with classes being held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Freedom House located at 1149 Fort Worth Hwy. and the Weatherford Police Department located at 801 Santa Fe Drive.
The training is designed to enhance your knowledge in the areas of victimization and crisis intervention. You will have the opportunity to learn from law enforcement officers, firefighters, Freedom House, Parker County District and County Attorney's office representatives and many other local professionals. You will also meet victims as they courageously share their experiences with you.
Upon completion of the REACT training academy you will have the opportunity to join the Parker County Responding to Every Assault and Crisis Team (REACT). REACT volunteers have many avenues in which to give back to the community including going on call-outs to assist with victim needs and crisis intervention, volunteering at Freedom House, Parker County Attorney's Office, Weatherford College Campus Police Department, and Weatherford Police Department.
Please complete and return our registration form
by October 9, 2013 to participate in the 2013 Training Academy.
April 18, 2013 – REACT Volunteers Recognize National Public Safety Telecommunications Week
In recognition of National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, REACT volunteers made baskets filled with fresh fruit, granola bars, chocolate and other treats and delivered them to Weatherford Police Department and Parker County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers. We appreciate the hard work and dedication that telecommunicators put in each and every day to ensure that our citizens as well as our officers are taken care of when an emergency or crisis situation occurs.
March 20, 2013 - Knights of Columbus Support Parker County REACT:
Members of the Knights of Columbus Holy Spirit Council 7264 John Achtyl, Norbert Stanislaw, and Dale Bruchfield recently made a surprise visit to the Weatherford Police Department and presented REACT Coordinator Alecia Durham and REACT Volunteer Linda Authier with a charitable contribution to REACT. This very generous donation will be utilized to provide materials for volunteer training academies and to assist with victim needs. The entire group of REACT volunteers and coordinators would like to thank the Knights of Columbus for their kindness and support!
Shown from left to right in the picture are John Achtyl, Alecia Durham, Linda Authier, and Norbert Stanislaw.