SAR Course

Search in the Urban Environment Search & Rescue (SAR) September 16 – 17, 2017

Campbell County Fire Training Center 10 Training Center Drive, Highland Heights, KY 41706

Offered by: Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM)

Course Description: This is the first comprehensive guide to urban search. It compares factors of an urban/suburban incident with wilderness search, including preplanning, search management, special investigation considerations, use of resources, and documentation. The student will learn how to: * Understand your urban environment-residential, retail, business, industrial and/or recreational-and develop preplans accordingly. * Conduct thorough investigations and interviewing-including training search personnel in door-to-door canvassing.

* Develop an accurate profile of the missing person using new urban specific data from the International Search & Rescue Incident Database (ISRID). Student Criteria: This course is open to all Emergency Management, Rescue, Fire, Emergency Medical, and Law Enforcement personnel or other organization having responsibility for incident management. Pre-requisites include Basic Search and Rescue. Copies of these course completion certificates must be provided on or before beginning of class. You may upload them at the registration page or fax them to the number below.

Special Notes: A MINIMUM # of twenty (15) advance student registrations is REQUIRED and must be received by August 18, 2017 in order to conduct this course. You are considered accepted as a student in this class upon receipt of your application so you will not receive a letter acknowledging that acceptance. Meals, lodging, and travel arrangements/expenses are the responsibility of the student and will NOT be reimbursed by KYEM. *Law Enforcement personnel will receive KLEC credit for completion of this class*.

Registration: Registration application for the course can be completed using the following link: and click on register. Students will be notified if the course is cancelled. For this reason, it is imperative that you provide accurate contact information.

For more information, contact: James E. Sparks KYEM Area 6 Manager Burlington Readiness Center Burlington, KY 41005 Office (502) 607-3562

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