2016 History

Cochane Search & Rescue was involved in a number of call-outs and events over the course of 2016, including the following:

Missing Person Search – December 23, 2016

Location: Morley

Tasking Agency: Cochrane RCMP

Number of CSAR Participants: 9

Total CSAR Volunteer Hours: 51

SAR Partners in Attendance: Canadian Search Dog Association

Notes: Individual Located

Missing Person Search – October 24 & 25, 2016

Location: Okotoks

Tasking Agency: Okotoks RCMP

Number of CSAR Participants: 15

Total CSAR Volunteer Hours: 38.5

SAR Partners in Attenance: Canadian Search Dog Association and Foothills Search & Rescue

Notes: Individual Located

Missing Person Search – September 17 & 18, 2016

Location: Rocky Mountain House

Tasking Agency: Rocky Mountain House RCMP

Number of CSAR Participants: 5

Total CSAR Volunteer Hours: 81

Supporting: Rocky Mountain House Search & Rescue

Missing Person Search – August 19, 2016

Location: Grande Praire

Tasking Agency: Grande Prairie RCMP

Number of CSAR Participants: 1

Total CSAR Volunteer Hours: 13.5

Supporting: Grande Prairie Technical Search & Rescue

Notes: Individual Located

Missing Person Search – August 8, 2016

Location: Canmore

Tasking Agency: Canmore RCMP

Number of CSAR Participants: 9

Total CSAR Volunteer Hours: 90

SAR Partners in Attendance: Calgary Search & Rescue Association

Notes: Individual located

Standby – July 31, 2016

Location: Rafter Six Ranch

Number of CSAR Participants: 7

Total CSAR Volunteer Hours: 90

Supporting: The Canadian Orienteering Championships

Standby – July 30, 2016

Location: Rafter Six Ranch

Number of CSAR Participants: 7

Total CSAR Volunteer Hours: 90

Supporting: The Canadian Orienteering Championships

Evidence Search – July 12, 2016

Location: McLean Creek Area

Tasking Agency: RCMP

Number of CSAR Participants: 3

Total CSAR Volunteer Hours: 22

Supporting: Foothills SAR

Standby for RCMP Police Dog Services (PDS) – June 27, 2016

Location: Kananaskis

Tasking Agency: RCMP PDS

Number of CSAR & Canadian Search Dog Association Participants: 5

Total CSAR Volunteer Hours: 10

Supporting: Canadian Search Dog Association

Notes: Stood down

Missing Person Search – June 26, 2016

Location: Water Valley

Tasking Agency: RCMP

Number of CSAR Participants: 9

Total CSAR Volunteer Hours: 29

Supporting: Didsbury Search & Rescue

Notes: Individual Located

Team Rubicon Assistance – June 12 to June 20, 2016

Location: Fort Mac

Tasking Agency: Team Rubicon

Number of CSAR Participants: 1

Total CSAR Volunteer Hours: 199

OHV Section Standby – June 5, 2016

Location: Olds

Tasking Agency: RCMP

Number of CSAR Participants: 3

Total CSAR Volunteer Hours: 4

Supporting: Olds SAR

Notes: Individual Located, CSAR OHV Section Stood Down

Missing Person Search – June 2 and June 3, 2016

Location: Little Elbow

Tasking Agency: RCMP

Number of CSAR Participants: 31

Total CSAR Volunteer Hours: 210

SAR Partners in attendance: Calgary Search & Rescue Association and Canadian Search Dog Association

Notes: Individual Located

K9 Navigation Support – May 31 and June 1, 2016

Location: Whitecourt

Tasking Agency: RCMP Police Dog Services (PDS)

Number of CSAR Participants: 2

Total CSAR Volunteer Hours: 52

Supporting: Canadian Search Dog Association

Preventative SAR – May 20 to May 23, 2016

Location: McLean Creek

Tasking Agency: RCMP and Parks Canada

Number of CSAR Participants: 18

Total CSAR Volunteer Hours: 533

SAR Partners in attendance: Calgary Search & Rescue Association and Canadian Search Dog Association

Evidence Search – May 6, 2016

Location: Rockyview County

Tasking Agency: RCMP

Number of CSAR Participants: 16

Total CSAR Volunteer Hours: 179

SAR Partners in attendance: Calgary Search & Rescue Association

Evidence Search – April 16, 2016

Location: Wheatland County

Tasking Agency: RCMP

Number of CSAR Participants: 8

Total CSAR Volunteer Hours: 83.5

Supporting: Calgary Search & Rescue Association

Missing Person Search – April 8, 2016

Location: Drumheller

Tasking Agency: RCMP

Number of CSAR Participants: 8

Total CSAR Volunteer Hours: 12

Supporting: Badlands SAR

Notes: Individual located and CSAR stood down while en-route

Missing Person Search – April 1, 2016

Location: Leduc County

Tasking Agency: RCMP

Number of CSAR Participants: 1 (K9 Section Navigator)

Total CSAR Volunteer Hours: 26

Supporting: Canadian Search Dog Association

Notes: Individual Located

Mock Search – March 12, 2016

Location: Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park

Tasking Agency: Cochrane Search & Rescue Training Exercise

Number of CSAR Participants: 23

Total CSAR Volunteer Hours: 208

Missing Persons Search – February 1, 2016

Location: Kananaskis Country

Tasking Agency: RCMP and Parks Canada

Number of CSAR Participants: 13

Total CSAR Volunteer hours: 101

SAR Partners in attendance: Calgary Search & Rescue Association

Notes: Individual Located