Benton County
Search & Rescue

To assist, support, and enhance Emergency Services and Law Enforcement Agencies of Benton County and its municipalities, and other mutual aid agencies through the development, testing, operation, management and use of conventional and unconventional equipment, techniques, specialized training and leadership. 

 What we do

Ground, Cave, High & Low Angle Rescue

Ground Search & Rescue

Ground Search & Rescue is the search for persons who are lost or in distress on land or inland waterways. People may go missing for a variety of reasons.  Not to be confused with Urban Search & Rescue.

Cave Rescue

Cave rescue is a highly specialized field of wilderness rescue in which injured, trapped or lost cave explorers are medically treated and extracted from various cave environments.

High & Low Angle Rescue

Rope access is used in a variety of situations. When it comes to rescuing scenarios, the higher the angle, the more challenging and technical the rescue becomes.

K9 Capabilities

Missing child, walk away, elderly, lost hunter, etc. Our trailing dog utilize scent discrimination to pick up the track of a specific person and to establish and follow the direction of travel by that person

Drone Capabilites

A search and rescue drone is an unmanned aircraft used by our team.  It is ideal for searching over vast areas for missing persons in need of rescue in any environment.

Evidence Searches

We have the ability to assist in evidence search/recovery for major crime incidents using state of the art equipment. 
Examples include items such as a gun, shell casings, & personal effects.

Quotes

“Anyone can have a friend, but the one that would walk in a storm to find you is all you will ever need.” 
― Shannon L. Alder

“More clues are missed in the first ten minutes and last ten minutes of a search than any other time”

“Man can live about forty days without food, about three days without water, about eight minutes without air, but only for a second without hope.
― Charles Darwin

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Call Us

(479) 271-1004

Emergencies: Dial 911

Office Location

1275 Melissa Drive, Bentonville, AR 72712

Open Hours

24 Hours/Day,  365 Days/Year

Email

searchandrescue@bentoncountyar.gov