Yamhill County Sheriff's
Search and Rescue Team
The mission of the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Team is to recruit and train volunteers who can quickly and effectively look for and rescue lost persons, respond to disasters, and provide community education on safety and survival.
Who We Are
The Yamhill County Search and Rescue Team is a part of the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office. We are members of the community who have joined together to serve the people of Yamhill County and beyond. All of our members receive the necessary training to equip them for the job at hand. Day or night, rain or shine, Yamhill County Search and Rescue is ready to save lives. The team of volunteers is highly skilled and dedicated to its mission. The team responds to the call for action, both in Yamhill County and the Pacific Northwest.
The photo above is of the 2022 Academy graduates being sworn in to duty.
We provide quick and effective search and rescue operations, disaster response, and community education on safety and survival.
Searching for and rescuing lost people in any weather conditions.
Finding, and returning to their loved ones, persons with cognitive disorders.
Assisting in disasters (i.e. floods, airplane crashes, earthquakes, etc.)
Assisting Law Enforcement with evidence searches.
In addition to our search and rescue missions, we have a mission of preventative search and rescue. The majority of our searches are in Yamhill County, but through our mutual aid agreements, we do respond to requests from other agencies to assist them with searches in their counties.
Volunteer with Us
Being a part of Yamhill County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Team is a way you can give back to the community. We are always looking for dedicated community members who have an interest in:
Map and compass navigation
K-9 search and rescue
Helping the community
Add your interests to ours and we’ll continue to grow stronger.