New Jersey Search and Rescue has more than 60 years of history and 50 active members who are on call 24/7/365. NJSAR is a member of the National Association for Search and Rescue, the Mountain Rescue Association and the Search and Rescue Council of New Jersey. We have many individual member certifications from FEMA, NASAR, DEC, DNR, etc.

All members are trained in CPR for the Healthcare Provider, wilderness first aid, crime-scene preservation, and advanced map-and-compass and GPS navigation.

Most of our members have earned the SARTECH II certification and many have the more advanced SARTech I certification. We also have several SARTECH II & I evaluators and can provide SARTECH and FUNSAR training to other search-and-rescue organizations. Several members have advanced certifications in Managing the Lost Person Incident, public-information officer, Lost-Person Behavior and training for specific subjects who have Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or autism.

Some of the organizations with which NJSAR is affiliated include:

njoem bcpd nasar sarcnj mra

ny-njtrail state_park_police fedsar amc vips newsar_logo

psarc ecsi bergen_county_parks bergen-logo-county