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Basic Search and Rescue

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Event Date:

September 16, 2022 at 6:00 PM to September 18, 2022 with no specific end time
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Event Location:

Campbell County Fire Training Center
10 Training Center Dr
Highland Heights, KY 41076
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Event Description:

Course Description
This course is designed to provide guidance to SAR field responders on the best practices and techniques. Information about the duties and tasks of SAR field responders, current information on SAR field responder clothing and equipment, as well as details on the latest search techniques, information on SAR specialists such as hasty search, grid search, utilizing specialty teams, subject packaging and transport. Class on Friday night will begin at 6:00 p.m. EST; class on both Saturday and Sunday will get underway at 8:00 a.m. EST. There will also be a night search on Saturday evening. All students must have water, two flashlights, sturdy shoes (no tennis shoes) and appropriate dress for the night exercise. If you have a SAR pack, please bring for the exercise. Pencil and paper required.

Student Criteria
This course is open to all Emergency Management, Rescue, Fire, Emergency Medical, and Law Enforcement personnel or any organization having responsibility for searching for missing or lost persons. You MUST be at least 18 years old to register for this class.

Special Notes
A MINIMUM of Fifteen (15) advance student registrations is REQUIRED and must be received by September 10th, 2022 in order to conduct this course. You are considered accepted as a student in this class upon receipt of your application by this office so you will not receive a letter acknowledging that acceptance. Meals, lodging, and travel expenses are the responsibility of the student and will NOT be reimbursed by KYEM. COVID-19 mitigation efforts such as social distancing, monitoring for COVID-19 symptoms, sanitizing and hand washing remain in effect regardless of vaccination status.

Registration application for the course can be completed using the following link: and click on register. When registering, please use proper name as you would like it to appear on the certificate. Students will be notified if the course is canceled. For this reason, it is imperative that you provide accurate contact information.

For more information, contact:
Misty Callahan, KYEM Administrative Specialist III