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the k9 team needs your help!

Our K9 teams have been working hard at working their dogs every weekend and since you’ve been helping them out, our dogs and their handlers have been ABSOLUTELY GRATEFUL for your help. That being said, the K9 team needs more help! The K9 team needs volunteers to hide for the dogs to find in various scenarios.

PLEASE CONTACT DONNA AT (970) 209-6436 OR JEANINE AT (303) 883-6984 FOR QUESTIONS, TRAINING DATES, TIMES, AND LOCATIONS!!

Your help has been FANTASTIC in helping our K9 handlers and their dogs be better and sharper at what they do.

WE ARE PROUD AND HONORED TO SERVE YOU!!

The new uav team!

Thanks to the absolutely outstanding support of our community we were able to raise a large number of dedicated funds for a state of the art drone to use for search and rescue operations! This has led to the creation of a whole new operations team to ensure maximum effectiveness of this advanced new asset! Stay tuned for more information in the future!

A SKY HIGH THANK YOU TO ALL WHO DONATED TOWARDS THIS EFFORT!!

the ground team

it starts here. feet to the ground.

The Mesa County Search and Rescue Ground Team is a highly trained nonprofit professional rescue organization comprised of over 40 skilled volunteers. On average, we receive anywhere from 55 to 60 search and rescue missions a year in various locations throughout Mesa and neighboring counties. We are on call 24/7 to support the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office with any and all search and rescue efforts free of charge, from safely carrying out injured mountain bikers to finding lost individuals in the mountains. Our goal, to help out those who are just having a bad day!
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Training

We hold training two times a week, as well as several weekends throughout the year. We train both indoors and outdoors in the field in all weather conditions. 

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Skills

  • Navigation
  • Knots
  • Map Reading
  • Medical Basics
  • CPR
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requirements

  • Timed Fitness Hike
  • Knot Test
  • Transport to Missions

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