|Search and Rescue|
Interim Division Commander: Deputy Chief Magenheimer
The Search and Rescue Division is charged with providing services for lost or missing persons. The division's membership includes staff solely dedicated to search and rescue as well as Field Operations Division staff cross-trained in search and rescue disciplines. The division is commanded by a Lieutenant and consists of the following services:
Ground Search and Rescue (GSAR)
Technical search planning involves applying behavioral and probabilistic (Bayesian) concepts to define search areas, assign appropriately skilled assets or teams, and drive search prioritization in searches lasting longer than an initial operational period. The Search and Rescue Division has four certified technical search planners.