Welcome to the Amherst County Search and Rescue (ACSAR) Website
AMHERST COUNTY SEARCH and RESCUE
Field Team Member and Field Team Leader training/certification,
Wilderness First Aid,
Short-term Wilderness Survival
ACSAR trains to Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) Search and Rescue (SAR) Standards.
ACSAR training focuses on:
Advanced training includes:
Incident Command (Ground Operations)
Members may also be selected to attend the National Inland Search and Rescue School co-sponsored by the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Coast Guard
Amherst County Search and Rescue (ACSAR) is a professional volunteer organization providing Wilderness Search and Rescue responders and Search Management personnel to support law enforcement organizations and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management in the search for lost or missing persons, overdue aircraft, and other task as requested. Members respond throughout Virginia and areas outside of the Commonwealth as needed.