KING COUNTY SEARCH & RESCUE
Bringing loved ones to their families is our passion.
Among the oldest, largest, and most-active volunteer search and rescue teams in the United States.
King County Search & Rescue’s Citizen First Responders deliver an estimated $8,000,000 in public safety value to Washington State each year. In 2020, volunteers responded to 15% more call-outs and devoted 18% more hours responding to search and rescue calls than in 2019.
Our volunteers reunite families and save lives
We do much more than find lost hikers
Urban Missing Persons
Police Evidence Searches
Our units are deployed by the King County Sheriff’s Office.
Our volunteers are registered Emergency Workers with the Washington State Department of Emergency Management.
Specialized Units Working Together
Each unit within the King County Search and Rescue Association is a separate 501c3 nonprofit organization.
We Never Charge for Our Services
DONATION & GRANT FUNDED