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Josephine County Offers Search & Rescue Academy

If you are looking to become a Search & Rescue volunteer, this class is intended to prepare you.

Posted: Feb. 21, 2018 3:33 PM

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Josephine County Sheriff's Office announced today that they will be conducting their annual Search & Rescue academy in March. The class is intended to prepare members of the public looking to become Search & Rescue volunteers.

The Sheriff's Office says that the course will cover basic survival skills, first aid/CPR, land navigation, search techniques, an legal issues, among other subjects.

Applications for the academy will be accepted until March 9. The course costs $50 per student—which includes training materials, snacks, and refreshments. The fee is payable by cash or check to Friends of SAR, a non-profit. The application does require a background and criminal history check, purchase of personal equipment, and a $50 refundable deposit for a uniform.

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