About Search & Rescue

Founded in 1983 the Thirty six volunteer members are experienced in forest searches and water rescues. Provide support for the RCMP when requested. Resources include a command van, a Zodiac, all-terrain vehicles, snowmachines, electric generator and spot lights, tents, and small 4-wheel-drive vehicles.
General
Winner of the Quad!

Winner of the Quad!

We would like to congratulate Patricia Woodrow of Kippins. She takes home a 2014 Arctic Cat 500 4×4 Quad. A special thank you goes out to the folks at GNR recreation.  At this time we would also like to thank everyone who helped support us by purchasing a ticket. Without the amazing support we receive...
Overdue hikers located safe and sound after spending a night in Lewis Hills Area

Overdue hikers located safe and sound after spending a night in Lewis Hills Area

On Friday night Bay St George RCMP received a report around 8 P.M. indicating that a 27 year old male and a 26 year old female from Stephenville were overdue from a hiking trip into the Lewis Hills area. A family member reported that the two had departed from near Cold Brook during the day on...
Stephenville Search and Rescue

Stephenville Search and Rescue

The Search and Rescue Team was established in October of 1983. It was developed in response to the communities need for a group of  decated well trained individuals to search for lost or missing individuals, or to respond to emergency situations as requested.
What area does it serve?

What area does it serve?

The SAR Team serves the same geographical area as that served by the Stephenville and Piccadilly RCMP detachments.  *It is ready and capable for deployment 24-7.
What is the Team’s purpose?

What is the Team’s purpose?

The Team provides assistance to the RCMP in the search for lost or missing persons.  It also secures scenes and/or transports people to safety when called upon. In addition, the Team serves the needs of other groups through their educational displays and programs.