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SAR-1 celebrates one year

It’s been a successful first year of business. I’d like to welcome aboard Peel Regional Police to the SAR-1 world and our returning SAR partners; the Windsor Police Service and Kingston Police Service. My biggest observation I made during this past year was the passion behind doing the right thing to save one’s life. That […]

Interpreting the data

  The last newsletter I spoke to you about the “Science of SAR” and the benefits of being able to interpret the data. In SAR, there are two categories of data: search and planning. Both are equally important. Search data is the information needed for searchers in the field and planning data is the information […]

Expanding your SAR toolbox

When I started SAR in the late 80’s, besides compasses the only other technologies used for documentation was acetates and markers. We thought we were doing a great job marking each day’s search effort on an individual acetate and putting “cross hairs” on it to make sure we could accurately place it on a map […]

SAR-1 Introduction

It’s a big world, but the SAR industry is quite small. SAR-1 and its partners will create “the new standard for search and rescue”. We will highlight many aspects of SAR that have proven themselves successful, while introducing new facets that are on the verge of coming to market. SAR-1 is a collaborative company interested in with working with like […]