Law Enforcement

Why SDN?

  • National Criminal Records Check
    Required of all volunteers during initial application process
  • Compliant with Texas Interoperability Channel Plan
  • Follow National Association for Search & Rescue (NASAR) Standards for Deployable Personnel
  • NIMS Compliant
  • US Forest Service – Work Capacity Test (“Pack Test”) Required for All Deployable Personnel
  • Assets available through TRRN
  • Member NASAR since 1997
  • Member Brazos Valley Search and Rescue (BVSAR) since 2001
  • Members on TX-TF1 since 1997

Pre-Emergency Planning

If you are responsible for organizing and providing Search & Rescue services, please contact us. We will gladly meet with your organization and brief you on general aspects of Canine Search & Rescue, our Team’s capabilities, and demonstrate our Canines’ capabilities. You are invited to attend our training sessions to observe our Canine Teams. Our training schedule is available to the public on our website,, but we ask that you please call before attending so that we know to expect your arrival.