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The Yolo County Search and Rescue Team exist to support the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office with dedicated service for search and rescue operations in all areas of Yolo County.
The Yolo County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the "Yolo County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Team" (YCSAR). This volunteer group will assist the department in search and rescue operations within Yolo County and the State of California as needed. The YCSAR will be utilized to assist with search operations including searches by ground, air, and water.
YCSAR will be utilized to conduct searches in all types of different environments from city streets to rugged rural mountainous terrain. Members may receive training and certification in all types of search methodology, survival skills, mapping, GPS, CPR, First aid and Search Management, Man tracking, Technical Rope Rescue, Swift Water Rescue Technician. Once the core group of members is trained and certified the organization will eventually pursue specialty assignments such as K-9, Air ops, water searches and explorer programs.