Douglas County Search & Rescue
So that others may live

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Aug 13 - Training Meeting

Aug 15 - Sat Night Training: H20 probing; tracking

Aug 29 -  Academy Starts

Sep 11-13 - Training weekend
Douglas County Sheriff's Search & Rescue is non-profit group made up of professionally trained volunteers that work under the auspices of the Douglas County Sheriff's department.  Every year,  local citizens and visitors from around the world enjoy the backcountry of Douglas County, which includes Lake Tahoe, the Carson River and Pinenut Mountain Range.  The interaction of people, challenging wilderness terrain and frequent adverse weather, predict­ably creates the need for search and rescue services.

Since nearly every type of hazard mentioned in our state‚Äôs comprehensive emergency plans may require search and rescue, DCSAR is also an important adjunct to law enforcement and fire agencies during times of natural or man-made disasters.  

Some of the events we respond to include:

Avalanche rescue / recovery
Fire evacuation
Downed aircraft searching
Lost Skier
K-9 Search Teams
Wilderness searches
Swift water rescue
Flood rescue
Basic emergency medical services
High/low angle rope rescue
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