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My team had a succesful search for an elderly person on Saturday night.

These are getting to be fewer and far between as the sherrifs are getting better and better at finding them right away (we often get put on standby or even depolyed but before we get there the victim is located) but this was a tough one and after a full night of searching he was located by a K9.

Alive - and well - which is real good as night temps are getting cool enough now for hypothermia.
 

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Well, that's good either way - a successful search for your team, or a person found before a team is deployed. Good job!
 

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Congratulations on a successful search!
 

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Congrats and thanks to all for their SAR work!!
 

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Congratulations on a great job! I'm glad that ended well.
 

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I am really happy with the new GPS units the team got......it helped us consiolidate the track information and put all the waypoints on the same map much more efficiently than hand transcription.

I think the outcome would have been the same without having had the GPS - the first shift coming in and report the dogs catching bits of scent in a specific locaiton that led to the placement of the dog that made the find.

Definitely - the whole team makes the find. The final dog and handler were in the right place at the right time due to planning, but they had to be solid so that the dog found, returned to handler and alerted strongly.
 
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