Category: SSAR Training

2019 – A Year in Review

It was another busy year for Saskatoon Search and Rescue! Another new record for activations, 42 Project Lifesaver clients at year-end, so many ways that we became more efficient in what we do, and a new truck to look forward to in 2020. These are just a few of the highlights in our year in review. Enjoy!

2018 – A Year in Review

2018 was a pretty amazing year for Saskatoon Search and Rescue! A record number of activations, launching Project Lifesaver Saskatoon, introducing our Province’s first civilian search dog, finding an indoor home for our trailers and equipment, graduating 18 new searchers . . . these are just a few of the highlights you’ll find in our year in review. Enjoy!

Search is an Emergency

Written by Dale Liebrecht, SSAR Training Director  With every moment that elapses, a search area gets exponentially larger. Our subject may be in distress and the minutes that expire are crucial to the mission. Saskatoon Search And Rescue has enormous technical capacity, but it is deployed at the expense of time. Our team will quickly and carefully decide which technical and non-technical assets to deploy. Once the decision is made, we respond safely with both speed and accuracy. Our last training days have focused on improving the process of setting up our command post and logistics/communications trailer. We made significant improvements...