Butte County Sheriff's Search & Rescue

So that others may live.

About Us

The Butte County Search and Rescue Team is an all-volunteer, non-profit, non-tax-supported auxiliary team of the Butte County Sheriff’s Office. Our primary purpose is to provide skilled search and technical rescue services to the residents and visitors of Butte County, California.

Butte County Sheriff's Search and Rescue
Butte County Sheriff's Search and Rescue

Latest News

The Ten and Ten Exercise

The team recently completed a combined training that included our air and marine units. This is one of the most anticipated trainings of the year

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How to Join

Our membership academy is held twice a year, typically in the spring and fall. The academy is 60 hours, with a combination of evening and weekend sessions. Prospective members must attend 2 general meetings, complete the initial membership “A” packet, pass an oral interview, and complete the physical fitness evaluation before being eligible for the academy. Details on the Academy and membership process can be found here: Academy

Butte County Sheriff's Search and Rescue

Helicopter Ball Drop 2020

"Proud to give so others may live."