ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN RESCUE GROUP (PITTSBURGH, PA)
Allegheny Mountain Rescue Group (AMRG) is an all-volunteer search and rescue team based in Pittsburgh that helps locate, stabilize and transport patients in remote and difficult-to-access areas. From missing children and wandering dementia patients to cave and water rescue, AMRG responds to approximately 50 SAR missions per year in southwestern Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio and Maryland. AMRG also aids law enforcement in searches for suspected crime victims and evidence searches. All of their emergency services are provided at no charge.
RESOURCES IN SEARCH AND RESCUE, INC. (MONROE, CT)
Resources in Search and Rescue (RSAR) is an all-volunteer K9 search and rescue team based in Connecticut. Their mission is to reunite the missing with their loved ones. They respond to lost and injured hikers, lost children, wandering Alzheimer patients, autistic persons, accident victims who have wandered from a scene, victims of natural disasters, drowning victims and clearing fire scenes of victims. Their nationally certified K9s and their handlers also provide public education in safe hiking, prevention (Hug a Tree), demonstrations, search management for at-risk populations and training for fire departments, police, scouts and others. They seek to be of service whenever and wherever the need arises.
SQUAMISH SEARCH AND RESCUE SOCIETY (SQUAMISH, BC)
Squamish Search and Rescue (SSAR) is a 100% volunteer-run organization that provides ground and inland water search and rescue services, wilderness public safety and emergency services on the unceded traditional territory of the Squamish Nation in British Columbia. With over 6,400 task hours per year, their 80-member team is one of the busiest in Canada, with a response area that covers a vast and diverse terrain -- swift white water rivers, high alpine peaks and glaciers, massive rock faces, extensive mountain bike and hiking trails -- necessitating a wide array of rescue response types. They incorporate a combination of equipment, training and expertise in high alpine, avalanche, rope, helicopter long-line and swift water rescue discipline to save lives.
TAOS SEARCH AND RESCUE (TAOS, NM)
Saving lives since 1978, Taos Search and Rescue is a dedicated group of approximately sixty-five volunteers giving time, expertise and resources to assist people lost or injured in the New Mexico wilderness and beyond. Teamwork, Integrity, Dedication and Service are their guiding principles as they operate 24/7 to serve vast public and private wilderness lands & urban areas. They are deployed by the New Mexico Department of Public Safety, employing ten units to safely and effectively complete missions in the specialties of Base/ICS, Ground, Medical, K-9, Technical, Drone, Bike, OHV, Swiftwater, and Winter Skills/Avalanche.
TEXSAR (TEXAS SEARCH AND RESCUE) (WIMBERLEY, TX)
TEXSAR is a first responder organization headquartered in Central Texas. They serve all citizens of the State of Texas and deploy at the request of law enforcement, fire departments and emergency management agencies. TEXSAR provides specialized services such as ground search and rescue; flood and swiftwater rescue; K9 search, rescue, and recovery; disaster relief services; aerial search; UAV support; and dive team operations. TEXSAR is fully self-sufficient, and services are free to requesting agencies and are staffed by volunteers who are trained professionals in their fields.