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The Skagit County Volunteer Search and Rescue (SAR) Program provides the county with the presence of highly trained and skilled members to assist in the location and rescue of missing and lost individuals who may be injured or in dangerous conditions and are unable to rescue themselves. Rescues and searches occur from the salt water of Puget Sound to the backcountry of the North Cascade Mountain Range. This program has become an integral and irreplaceable part of the community and is directed under the:

Skagit County Sheriff’s Office
600 S 3rd St, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Phone: 360-416-1911

SAR Sergeants
Sgt. Steve Dills
Sgt. Brian Morgan – SCSO Boat Patrol Sgt

SAR Volunteer Coordinator:
Tina Bobbitt

SAR Deputies
Deputy Jess Brannon
Deputy Ken Devero
Deputy Bradley Holmes
Deputy Craig Mullen
Deputy Kyle Wiggins
Deputy Paul Wolfe
Deputy Richard Eichman

 

  Our dedicated and highly skilled volunteers that respond to the call for service include:

Land
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(to include CareTrak) (SCGSAR)

Information Packet | Application

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Skagit County K9 Search and Rescue (SCK9SAR)

Volunteer Request | Application

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Marine
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Application | Donation Request

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Information | Application

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Application
Mechanized
4 Rivers Search and Rescue
Application
Support
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Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES)
RACES: Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services

 
Associates
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Emergency Management Division
Search and Rescue
 
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Each SAR volunteer group has representative(s) that are members of the Skagit Search and Rescue Council. The council is a community oriented and volunteer based non-profit organization that seeks to preserve life and health through training, search and rescue techniques and proactive education. Skagit County Search and Rescue Groups can also request funds through the council for training personnel or purchasing needed equipment. The Skagit Search and Rescue Council relies 100% on donations made by the general public and is a registered 501(c)3 organization.
Visit Skagit Search and Rescue Council Facebook page for further information or to make a donation

If you are interested in joining one or more of our dedicated and skilled groups above, or have any further questions about the program, please contact:

Tina Bobbitt, Volunteer Programs Coordinator
Phone: 360-416-1853

Land
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(to include CareTrak) (SCGSAR)
Information Packet | Application
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Skagit County K9 Search and Rescue (SCK9SAR)
Volunteer Request | Application

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Application
Marine
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Application | Donation Request
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Information | Application
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Application
Mechanized
4 Rivers Search and Rescue
Application
Support
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Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES)
RACES: Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services

Associates
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Emergency Management Division
Search and Rescue
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SAR

facebook

Each SAR volunteer group has representative(s) that are members of the Skagit Search and Rescue Council. The council is a community oriented and volunteer based non-profit organization that seeks to preserve life and health through training, search and rescue techniques and proactive education. Skagit County Search and Rescue Groups can also request funds through the council for training personnel or purchasing needed equipment. The Skagit Search and Rescue Council relies 100% on donations made by the general public and is a registered 501(c)3 organization.
Visit Skagit Search and Rescue Council Facebook page for further information or to make a donation

 

 



If you are interested in joining one or more of our dedicated and skilled groups above, or have any further questions about the program, please contact:

Tina Bobbitt, Volunteer Programs Coordinator
Phone: 360-416-1853