Specialty Units

Butte County Sheriff’s Search & Rescue members train in ground search techniques for lost or missing persons, which includes Mantracking and Search Management. Members also have the option of specializing in many forms of technical or remote area rescue. The Butte County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team is a member of the Butte Interagency Rescue Group (BIRG), and trains regularly with county and local fire departments in all aspects of rescue. Click on one of the specialties below to learn more.

Air Operations

Over the Edge Rescue

K9 Team

Search Management

Swiftwater Rescue

DART Team

Motorized Team

Winter & Remote Area Rescue

Communications