Annual recruitment for the Mono County Sheriff Search and Rescue (SAR) Team

SAR members carrying out an injured person

To:       All Media Partners

From:  Jennifer M. Hansen, Public Information Officer

Date:   March 17, 2014

RE:       A Volunteer team dedicated to saving lives – Annual Search and Rescue recruitment is here!

Are you a Mono County resident and at least 18 years of age? Are you an avid outdoorsman and enjoy all the Eastern Sierras have to offer in terms of outdoor recreation? Have you ever wondered if you could be doing more? Well, we have just the right thing for you! If you love the mountains and want to help people, join the team – The Mono County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue (SAR) team!

The SAR team annual recruitment will take place on Wednesday, March 19th, 2014, at 7:00 p.m., at the SAR building located at the corner of southbound Hwy 203 and Meridian Blvd (next to the Mammoth Community Water District – simply follow the signs and the cones). This is the perfect opportunity to meet current team members, tour the SAR building, see what equipment is utilized by  the team, and get all the information you need on this dynamic all-volunteer team. You don’t want to miss the annual recruitment!

The SAR team is the local search and rescue team comprised of all volunteer members. The team averages approximately 30 operations per year. The team is seeking members who want to be a part of a dynamic team, who want to get out there and help people, and who have the time and dedication it takes for trainings and field operations.

For more information on the Mono County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue (SAR) team, please visit, “like” the Facebook page, or simply by calling (760) 914-0354.

We will see you on Wednesday, March 19th, at 7:00 p.m.!