Arizona Basic Search and Rescue Handbook
Download This is is the 3rd edition (3/20/2018) written and copyrighted by members of the Arizona Search and Rescue Coordinators Association, Ltd. Students are expected to study the manual before class.
Inland Search Management for AZ SAR Coordinators
Download 15th edition (10/2/2022) by ASARCA. Designed to be used by search managers in conjunction with Win CASIE III and ICS-SAR. Forms the basis of a 5 day 40-hour Inland Search Mgmt course. Participants are expected to study the manual before class.
Inland Search Management (Non AZ)
Download This is the non-Arizona specific version of “Inland Search Management for AZ SAR Coordinators”.
Initial Response Incident Commander Wilderness Search
Download 2nd Edition 2021 written and copyrighted by ASARCA. A guide to managing searches for missing persons in wilderness environments during the Initial Response phase of a search. It is designed to be used by search managers in conjunction with Win-CASIE III.
Download Find ‘Em: A Guide for Planning the Missing Person Incident Response. This guide is written to help the PSC on large, complex search incidents perform critical functions and manage their section in the most professional, effective and efficient manner possible. It is copyrighted by the ASARCA, Ltd.
Searching For Subjects with Autism
Download The National Autism Association has compiled a SAR checklist when the missing subject is autistic.
Managing Spontaneous Volunteers in SAR
Download Suggestions on how to manage spontaneous volunteers — volunteers who are not currently affiliated with a recognized SAR organizations — that arrive unannounced at a search incident.
Download The State Constitutional Statute governing Search & Rescue operations in Arizona.
SAR Taskbooks ASARCA has rolled out some of the new Arizona SAR Taskbooks. Completion of a Taskbook allows the SAR Volunteer to gain their Arizona Certification for that taskbook.