Search and Rescue
The Cache County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Team is comprised of 40 volunteers, who give of
their time and personal assets to help those in need. The team provides professional search and rescue
services to the citizens and visitors to Cache County. Team members train weekly and respond to
an average of 50 rescue mission per year.
Cache County is 1164 square miles, with approximately two-thirds of the county being mountainous,
and home to the Wellsville and Mount Naomi Wilderness areas.
The team is trained and proficient in technical (high angle) rescue, low angle rescue, winter rescue,
avalanche rescue, ice rescue, swift water rescue, man-tracking and open area search, Boat operations,
drone operations, wilderness first aid, K-9’s, GPS and map skills. As well as, being a designed EMT quick
response team responder unit for the Cache County EMS authority.
The Cache County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Team are certified and members of, MRA
(Mountain Rescue Association) and NASAR (National Association of Search and Rescue). The Search and
Rescue team and its members are tested by these outside originations to meet national and
international standards regarding search and rescue operations and technical abilities.
The Cache County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue respond 24 hours a day 7 days a week. When
there is a call for help in our county, team members leave families, jobs, and recreation behind to help
those in need. The Cache County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue do not charge for their services.