Land and Water Search and Rescue

Proudly Serving New York, Massachusetts & Vermont Since 1958!

Members of the Tri-State Emergency Team are trained and certified in several different specialty services.  Not all members are trained in the same service(s) but we do have small teams/individuals for each specialty.

The following are just a few of the specialties for each service:

Wilderness SAR - All members are certified by the New York State Forest Rangers (Department of Environmental Conservation) in Basic Grid (Type III) searches.
Map & Compass
Mapping Software

Recovery Diving - Team divers are certified "Advanced Diver" as a minimum requirement.
Dive Equipment Support
Shore Crew Operations
Dive Boat Operations (Large and Small Vessels)

Flood Assistance
We will provide a rescue boat to safely remove victims from their homes in flooded areas as well as assist in pumping basements.