Search and Rescue Team
Search and Rescue Unit Overview
This newly established program is administered by the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office. The Yolo County Search and Rescue Team comprised of volunteers that provide assistance to the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office in Search and Rescue operations and other support functions. The team is on-call 24 hours a day and is ready for both urban and wilderness searches in Yolo County. Response is based on availability of the members at the time of call out.
The un-paid members may receive training in various tactics and methods of search, rescue, human tracking, land navigation techniques, rope rescue, incident command system, search management, first aid and other support functions. The Yolo County Search and Rescue Team has a Board of Directors and meets regularly. The Yolo County Search and Rescue Team works in conjunction with liaison Deputy assigned by the Yolo County Sheriff. To find out more, please click on YCSO SAR Website or go to SAR Inquiry Form and someone will contact you to discuss the application process and answer any questions you may have.