Search and Rescue Citizens’ Academy begins January 8, 2010
This is a 40 hour academy and up to 60 people can attend. Classes begin Jan 8th and finishes Jan17th. The training covers: map and compass, global positioning systems, tracking, wilderness survival, radio communications, search techniques, cold weather emergencies, helicopter safety and crime scene preservation. You must be 16 or older and the cost is $10.00 per student. Graduates may apply for active-duty status in SAR. Applications undergo background checks, interviews and a moderate physical fitness test. For information, or to register, call 474-5300 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.