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HomeSearch & Rescue-Emergency Support


Search & Rescue-Emergency Support Team










OUR SAR-ES TEAM IS CURRENTLY  TRAINING WITH HOPES TO BE MISSION READY BY SPRING 2018. ANY QUESTIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO SAR-ES@CO4X4RNR.ORG OR
(720) 722-1204 EXTENSION 8001

MISSION 

Designed around a rapid response operating procedure, Co4x4RnR SAR-ES Team is  made up of qualified individuals with a dedication to public service as well as the 4x4 community, and will provide agency support during emergency operations in the state of Colorado. SAR-ES Team will provide this support in multiple ways including communications support, backcountry access support,

large area vehicle based searches, and other methods as deemed needed by SAR-ES Team Leadership.

OFFICERS

Chief - Jim Dixon

Assistant Chief -  Todd Bunger

Captain - Justin King

1st Lieutenant - Matt Radder
2nd Lieutenant- Ed Sierens

TRAINING

Our SAR-ES Team trains often, practicing Incident Management following ICS/NIMS Protocols, professional efficient communications, large area vehicle base search tactics, advanced recovery techniques, and wilderness first aid skills. These are skills which must be second nature when operating in this capacity, and training is an aspect which we take very seriously. 

QUALIFICATIONS

To be considered for our SAR-ES Team, members must meet the following qualifications:

-Advanced Member in good standing

-Completed Recovery Skills I Course

-First Aid/CPR Certified (Wilderness First Aid Preferred)

-Licensed Ham Radio Operator

-Equipped with APRS and VHF/UHF Voice Radio capabilities

-Carry Basic Recovery Equipment

-Carry at Minimum Class A First Aid Kit

-FEMA ICS Courses 100, 700 for Team Members with in 6 months of acceptance into the Team.
-FEMA ICS Courses 100, 200, 700 and 800 for all Coordination Staff