Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, members of Poinsett County Sheriff's Search and Rescue are on call to assist the county's residents and visitors who find themselves in need. They also answer calls for mutual aid from neighboring counties.
They assist in the recovery and rescue of subjects, aircraft related beacon searches, support of criminal investigations with evidence searches, disaster response, and general logistic support of Sheriff's Office personnel.
The team is also highly proficient in search operations for overdue hikers, missing children and lost hunters.
Search and Rescue Director Jay Paul Woods