Mission Statement

Douglas County Sheriff's Search & Rescue Mission Statement

Douglas County Sheriff’s Search & Rescue Mission Statement

The goal of Douglas County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue is to provide emergency search and rescue services for the residents of and visitors to Douglas County, Nevada. We also provide emergency aid and assistance in times of natural and man-made disasters and provide assistance, as requested, to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and to our neighboring Counties in Nevada and California.


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
  • Downed aircraft searching

  • Flood rescue
  • Basic emergency medical services
  • High/low angle rope rescue