Search and Rescue

Search and Rescue

YCSO Search and Rescue Units and Jeep Posse Volunteers Have Busy Weekend

The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue (SAR) units and Jeep Posse volunteers endured a busy weekend successfully locating a Prescott Valley resident that had become stuck in the snow while looking for her husband and two sons in the Crown King area, locating and rescuing the husband and sons who had been stranded


The Yavapai County Jeep Posse’s Halloween Party

The Yavapai County Jeep Posse (YCJP) is an all volunteer organization dedicated to serving the needs of the citizens of Yavapai County in Search and Rescue missions, as well as County-wide Wildland Fire evacuations. Working under the direction of the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, the Posse provides the mobile 4X4 units required in these life-saving

Emergency Services

Yavapai County Deputies Help Make Multiple Rescues on Agua Fria River

On June 24, 2022 at approximately 7:30 pm YCSO Deputies, Mayer Fire, DPS Ranger, YCSO Search and Rescue and Back Country Unit Swiftwater volunteers responded to assist with multiple rescues on the Agua Fria River in Mayer. A group of recreational all-terrain vehicle riders found themselves swept away by more than a fun evening. Following a


Need rescue? Hikers lost or requiring supplies can find help from satellite communication device

Arizona is not just a desert. The state boasts six national forests, tied for the ninth-most for any state in the country. Approximately 15 percent of the state’s land is designated as forest, including the largest ponderosa pine forest in North America. Mountainous grassland and chaparral in the state’s “transition zone” separates the true desert and the woods, creating a paradox

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