About VSAR

VSAR-field-day-02-23-13-002KCSO Volunteer Search and Rescue (VSAR) Unit was developed as a part of the Kootenai County Sheriff Office Volunteer Program as a professional Search and Rescue organization to serve the citizens of Kootenai County and those who use the Kootenai County Backcountry. The capabilities of the Unit not only extend to Backcountry Searches but Urban and metropolitan searches for lost or injured people.

The VSAR Organization is a single Unit that consists of members who have one or more Specialty Area. These include: Specialty Vehicles (ATV, UTV, 4X4, Snowmobile), Canine, Equine, Food, Hasty Search, Man Tracker, General Search, Search Manager, Command Post Logistics.