Arkansas Search & Rescue
What We Do
Our team is equipped to search, manage, or assist in missing incidents with mapping and tracking capabilities to efficiently search and log searched areas. We also have portable repeaters for clear communication.
Our team has multiple boats and trained team members that can assist with searches for drowning victims. We utilize state of the art side scan SONAR.
Our team is available to assist in the aftermath of tornadoes, floods, hurricanes, and other natural disasters. We can assist with clearing areas and searching for survivors as well as tracking and managing the search and recovery efforts. Our team is trained to use the NIMS framework as well as the FEMA marking system for seamless integration with other teams.
About Our Team
The Arkansas Search & Rescue team was established in August 2016. Our 24 team members are from conservative Christian communities and are passionate about helping others.
Our goal is to be an effective resource to assist local law enforcement, EMS, fire departments, park services, and other responsible agencies with missing person searches.
We strive to maintain proficiency in our skills and work hard to stay current in training and equipment. Since our team is volunteer based, we do not charge for our services. Our ultimate goal is to show the compassion and love of Christ to people in distress.
Aluminum Sonar Boat
Command Staging Trailer
GPS Tracking & Mapping Software
Our team works hard to be proficient at what we do. We take our certificates and training seriously and do what we can to increase our knowledge of search and rescue topics. This continued training increases our efficiency and makes our scenes safer for all involved.
All Arkansas SAR team members are required to hold the following certifications:
CPR & First Aid • ICS 100 & 700
• CPR & First Aid
• ICS 100 & 700
Many of our team members are certified in the following areas:
ICS 200 & 800 • SARTech II
State Approved Boaters Safety Course
• State Approved Boaters Safety Course
• ICS 200 & 800
• SARTech II
God was definitely with us Saturday. We are so thankful for all of you. Without y’all we would have never gotten out of there.
The attitude, dedication and toughness of your guys is exactly what we need more of in the SAR community.
Recent Activity & Incidents
Nov 13, 2021
Oct 09, 2021
Apr 10, 2021 - Apr 11, 2021
Mar 27, 2021
Mar 26, 2021
Mar 22, 2021 - Mar 24, 2021
Aug 16, 2020
Rocky Comfort, MO
Jul 02, 2020 - Jul 03, 2020
Franklin County, AR
May 31, 2020 - Jun 01, 2020
May 25, 2020
Witts Springs, AR
May 18, 2020 - May 21, 2020
Long Creek, AR
Mar 01, 2020
Dec 28, 2019
Dec 01, 2019
Oct 01, 2019
Sep 19, 2019 - Sep 20, 2019
Tropical Storm Imelda
Aug 21, 2019
Marble Falls, AR
Jul 20, 2019 - Jul 21, 2019
Hot Springs, AR
Jul 05, 2019
Jun 23, 2019 - Jun 24, 2019
|Dates:||04/10/2021 - 04/11/2021|
|Dates:||03/22/2021 - 03/24/2021|
|Team(s) Involved:||Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma|
|Location:||Rocky Comfort, MO|
|Team(s) Involved:||Arkansas, Oklahoma|
|Dates:||7/2-3/202007/02/2020 - 07/03/2020|
|Location:||Franklin County, AR|
|Dates:||5/31-6/1/202005/31/2020 - 06/01/2020|
|Location:||Witts Springs, AR|