Public Safety

VIDEO: Training For A Search And Rescue

There’s a lot of training that takes place for a search and rescue team. Especially, if you’re a dog. Members of the San Diego Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Canine Unit train as often as they can to make sure they are ready to go in a moment’s notice when someone goes missing.

To learn more about the Sheriff’s Search and Rescue (SAR) Detail, visit

To find out how to become a Sheriff’s Search and Rescue volunteer, go to

José Eli Villanueva is a multimedia designer with the County of San Diego Communications Office.