SAR Foundation

About Deschutes County Search and Rescue

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s SAR mission is to provide professional, high-quality search and rescue assistance to citizens of Deschutes County, visitors who recreate locally, and mutual aid to other counties as requested. The ability to save a life or effect a successful rescue is often dependent upon how quickly the person can be found or reached.

SMITH ROCK CLIMBER RESCUED AFTER BEING STRUCK IN HEAD BY ROCK

2018-08-08T11:44:47+00:00July 25th, 2018|

Released by:          Deputy Joshua Westfall, Assistant Search and Rescue Coordinator Occurred:              07/25/2018    1:00 PM Location:               Smith Rock State Park (near Monkey Face) Rescued:               Snyder, Shawn, Bishop CA, 48yo male             [...]

CLIMBER RESCUED FROM BROKEN TOP SUMMIT AFTER FALL

2018-08-08T11:39:19+00:00July 8th, 2018|

Released by:         Deputy Joshua Westfall, Assistant Search and Rescue Coordinator Occurred:              07/08/2018    9:38 AM Location:               Broken Top Mountain (summit) Rescued:               Rask, Sarah, Oregon City, OR, 29yo female           NARRATIVE: On 7/8/18 [...]