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Code Red Emergency Alert Notification System Sticky

Jun
28

If you are looking to sign up for the
Code Red Emergency
Alert Notification System
,

visit the link below:


===-> YCSO AZ Code Red Alerts <===

IMPORTANT:

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YCSO Backcountry Search and Rescue Team Annual Swiftwater Rescue Course Preparing for Monsoon 2022

Mar
31

PRESCOTT ARIZONA (March 28, 2022) – Yavapai County Sheriff’s Backcountry Search and Rescue team conducted its annual Swiftwater rescue course over the weekend.  Nine members of the team completed the three-day course in the Colorado River offered by the Arizona Center for Fire Service in Excellence.  Training is comprised of multiple swimming techniques, personal protective equipment, boating skills and maneuvers, in water patient management, vast rescue skills including the use of throw bags, tethered strong swimmer, V lowers, Y lowers, box cinches, Mather loops, and so much more.  

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Dramatic Air Lift Rescue of Injured Paraglider in Yarnell

Jan
23

Yarnell, Arizona (January 18, 2022) – Yesterday at 1:45 pm, Yavapai County Sheriffs received a 911 call of a man who needed medical attention and rescue after he had crashed his paraglider on Antelope Peak in Yarnell. 

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Busy Weekend for Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office Volunteer Search and Rescue Teams: Two Sets of Hikers Rescued

Nov
10

 – It was no doubt a beautiful weekend for hiking in Northern Arizona. For some though the day didn’t end quite as planned. A couple hiking Cathedral Rock Saturday evening November 6, 2021, with only their cellphones, water, and wearing minimal amounts of clothing, called for help after it got dark when they realized they couldn’t find their way back down the path. In less than two hours from the call, Verde Search and Rescue had the couple safely back to their vehicle.

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So, now you're lost

Oct
24
Let’s talk about the viral post advising folks to change their voicemail when lost and low on cell phone battery power or their phone is dead.
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SDU Awarded OneAZ Grant

Oct
13

The YCSRT Search Dog Unit applied for and was awarded the OneAZ Community Foundation Grant.

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UPDATE 10 AM -- YCSO search teams have found Cherie

Apr
05

UPDATE 10 AM -- YCSO search teams have found Cherie - she has minor injuries but is otherwise ok -- thanks everyone for your thoughts and prayers and a special thanks to our dedicated search and rescue volunteers who have again answered the call ---

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SDU in Prescott Living Magazine

Jan
09

Read about the Search Dog Unit in Prescott Living Magazine
Page 58
https://prescottlivingmag.com/copies/

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