Search & Rescue


The San Benito County Sheriff’s Office Volunteer Search & Rescue Unit is formed for the purpose of assisting the Sheriff in search and rescue and to promote goodwill among the residents of the county and elsewhere. The unit may be called upon to assist in the location of lost children or hikers, to provide support at other missions at the direction of the Sheriff or his designee, and to provide assistance during times of disaster. This is a not for profit organization.

This volunteer position shall be governed through the Sheriff’s Office. Applications for membership shall be forwarded to the Sheriff’s Office. Members work “at will” and can be dismissed at anytime by the Sheriff. Other requirements will be provided to you prior to selection and acceptance of this Volunteer position.