Champaign County Search and Rescue Team Meeting

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Urbana- The Champaign County Search and Rescue Team (SAR) is holding an informational meeting Thursday, March 10 at 6:00 pm at the Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System Training Center in Urbana. 

The team has monthly meetings that discuss how to use maps and compasses as well as explaining the different types of behaviors subjects can display when lost. Regular outdoor exercises to teach search skills and and scene management practices are also incorporated into the meetings. 

You do not need to be a resident of Champaign County to be a part of the team, but do need to be at least 18 years of age, and pass a background test. 

If you are interested in joining SAR, or would like more information, call 217-384-3826 or email ema@co.champaign.il.us.     

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