Yolo County

Search and Rescue

Search and Rescue Unit Overview

This newly established program is administered by the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office. The Yolo County Search and Rescue Team is comprised of volunteers that provide assistance to the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office in Search and Rescue operations and other support functions. The team is on-call 24 hours a day and is ready for both urban and wilderness searches in Yolo County. Response is based on availability of the members at the time of call out.

The un-paid members may receive training in various tactics and methods of search, rescue, human tracking, land navigation techniques, rope rescue, incident command system, search management, first aid and other support functions. The Yolo County Search and Rescue Team has a Board of Directors and meets regularly. The Yolo County Search and Rescue Team works in conjunction with a liaison Deputy assigned by the Yolo County Sheriff. For Search and Rescue Team information contact Sgt. Sam Machado at (530) 668-5280 Residents of Yolo County interested membership please email us at yolosar@yolocounty.org.

© 2016 Yolo County Search and Rescue. Yolo County Search and Rescue is a unit of the Yolo County Sheriff's Office, and is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.