Benton County, Oregon

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Printed on Aug 31, 2015 @ 1:45 AM

Benton County Emergency Services – Search & Rescue Units

As with any organization, our strength is in our members who are a ready and skilled resource, and who make themselves available literally within minutes of emergency notification.

If you are interested in volunteering with one of our Search and Rescue (SAR) units, check out their websites below for more information. Complete and return this volunteer application and a unit representative will get back in touch with you.  For more information on the K9 and Crisis Support Teams, contact our main office at 541-766-6864.


Search & Rescue Volunteer Organizations


Ameteur Radio Logo Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES)

Meets the third Thursday of the month at Benton County Public Works, 320 SW Avery, in the "Day Room" at 7:00 p.m


Benton County Sheriff's Mounted Posse  (BCSMP)

Meets the second Tuesday of the month at the Law Enforcement Building briefing 6:00 p.m.  

Corvallis Mountain Rescue Logo

Corvallis Mountain Rescue Unit (CMRU)

Meets the first Tuesday of the month at Benton County Public Works, 320 SW Avery, in the "Day Room" at 7:00 p.m.

Marys Peak Search and Rescue Logo Mary's Peak Search and Rescue (MPSAR)

Meets the first Monday of each month at Benton County Sunset Building Large Conference room at 7:00 p.m.

K9 Unit Logo

Region 3 K9 SAR (R3K9)

Team meetings are ad-hoc. A meeting may be requested by any R3K9 member by email to the secretary. Meetings may be held in person or by email exchange.


Sheriff's Office SAR (SOSAR)


Meets the fourth Tuesday of the month, 6:30 pm at the Corvallis airport.


  Crisis Support Team – The mission of the Benton County Crisis Response Team is to provide timely critical incident stress management services to individuals, groups and organizations to lessen the immediate and long-term adverse effects of a crisis.