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Local SAR Agencies/Teams

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Bakersfield SAR (Kern County Sheriff's Dept.)

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VC SAR East Valley Team

Santa Barbara County Sheriff's SAR

SB County Sheriff's SAR Dive Team

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CARS Water Rescue Team

Detroit PD's U/W Recovery Team

International Underwater Cave Rescue and Recovery

Las Vegas MPD SAR

Lee's Summit Underwater Rescue & Recovery Unit

Massachusetts Public Safety Divers Association

National Association of Rescue Divers

Northern Alberta Aquatic Rescue Society

Onondaga County Firefighter's U/W SAR

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Search and Rescue Diver

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Comprehensive Lists of SAR Teams & websites


DIVE TEAMS And Organizations

K-9 Search and Rescue

To donate or request copies of SOPs/SOGs, email Mark Phillips


Training Agencies

CMC Rescue

Dive Rescue International

International Association of Dive Rescue Specialists

Rescue 3 International

Santa Barbara City College Marine Diving Technologies

Shawn Alladio PWC Rescue Specialist K38 Water Safety

Team LGS



Divers Alert Network

Diving Medicine Online

    Incident Command System (ICS)

National Association for Search and Rescue

RESCUE; Training Resource and Guide


Swiftwater Awareness and Flood Safety


Water Operations



Aquaflite Wetsuits

Cal Coast Motorsports of Ventura

Diving Equipment Company of America


Rescue Source



SAR Books

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Under Sea Institute of Aqua Technology

SAR Tools

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Side Scan Sonar / Scanning Sonar/Diver Handheld Sonar


Water Conditions

Heal the Bay

Inside VC Surf Report

Surfrider Surf Report


Ventura County Ocean Water Quality

WaveCast Tide Table for So. Cal.

Wetsand Surf Report 

Knot Tying


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Knot Guide

Knot Knowledge

Knots on the Web

Troop 9 Knots- animated!


Dive Boats for Northern Channel Islands

The Explorer

The Peace

Spectre, Explorer & Peace

Truth Aquatics


Dive Organizations






Government Websites

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Federal Emergency Management Agency

Governor's Office of Emergency Services

National Transportation Safety Board

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Occupational Safety & Health Administration

US Fish and Wildlife Service

Ventura County Medical Examiner


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