Ground Searches

Include several patterns and different team breakouts. Several operations may go on at the same time. These include line search, trail tracking, hasty search, managing dog teams, organizing volunteers, mapping search areas, and working with aircraft.


Night Searches


Night searches involve the use of GPS, night vision devices, sound detection and perimeter and water patrols.

Man Tracking


Man Tracking is a skill that is used when we have a good last seen point. This technique works best when we can start from undisturbed area.

Care Trac


Care Trac is a device used by SAR to track an Alzheimer's patient who is wearing a tracking bracelet. The patient can be tracked from the air or ground using a radio signal.