S.T.A.R.R. Team

Search tactics and rescue/Recovery

Mission statement

S.T.A.R.r. Team

Upcoming Events


S.T.A.R.R. Team SAR K-9 Handler's Seminar | April 5th and 6th

The S.T.A.R.R. Team SAR K-9 Handler's Seminar will be open to the public. This seminar provides a fantastic foundation of knowledge for those interested in K-9 search and rescue. This classroom and hands-on, two day seminar covers K-9 selection, testing, K-9 learning theory, scent theory, SAR training, and more! 


To find out more or how to sign up, visit our SEMINARS page!


S.T.A.R.R. TEAM LOST AND HOUND 5K/10K RUN

The S.T.A.R.R Team and Eagle Endurance LLC is hosting a USATF sanctioned run to benefit the Team! This event will be held at Laurel Hill Plantation in Mt Pleasant, SC on November 22nd, 2014. This is a dog-friendly run/walk. Please come join us and support the Team!


For more information, check out the LOST AND HOUND page!

​​The S.T.A.R.R Team is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that assists official agencies in the effort of searching for the lost and the missing. S.T.A.R.R. is made up of volunteers that devote their time helping others in need. S.T.A.R.R. uses the assistance of service dogs that are trained and certified in live tracking and human remains detection. As a result of a combination of many mock scenarios during routine evaluations and actual events, our team is exposed to and proficient in wilderness search, building collapse, mass casualty events, and search. The S.T.A.R.R. Team consist of individuals dedicated to public service exhibited by their desire to help others in time of need. S.T.A.R.R. membership and operational protocol revolves around the Search and Rescue creed: 

"So others may live"

Support the Team


The S.T.A.R.R. Team offers assistance in search and recovery to law enforcement and official agencies at no-cost. We provide well-trained, professional ground search, ATVs, recovery K-9s, and equipment. The S.T.A.R.R. Team relies on the donations of individuals and businesses to aid in our search and recovery efforts.


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Volunteer with us

The S.T.A.R.R. Team is always looking for volunteers. From ground searchers to communications to K9, there is a place for anyone who has the desire the help others. Visit our Volunteer page for more information.