Northwest SARCon set for Friday-Sunday, Sept. 26-28 at Camp Kuratli; multiple media opportunities

News Release from: Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Office
September 25, 2014, 5:34 p.m.


Media and Interested Parties


This weekend (Friday-Sunday, Sept. 26-28) marks the return of our landmark search-and-rescue conference Northwest SARCon at Camp Kuratli at Trestle Glen (24751 SE Hwy 224, Boring, OR 97009). The event website is here:

Media interested in story opportunities at the conference should contact our PIO.

Northwest SARCon is a search-and-rescue conference for emergency responders and their supervisors. Attendees include sheriff's deputies, SAR team members and volunteers, police officers, firefighters and military and medical personnel. Participants receive hands-on training and participate in discussions on topics related to every aspect of search-and-rescue missions.

The 2014 conference features:

  • More than 40 expert instructors leading over 50 sessions.
  • Seven unique training tracks -- including SAR Management, Wilderness Survival, Wilderness Medicine, Technology, Water Rescue, K9, and Advanced SAR.
  • Over 25 field sessions -- including 4x4 vehicle and advanced off-road operations, shallow water crossing, patient packaging, man tracking, map and compass, and trailing, human remains detection and air-scent courses for K9 teams.

SARCon's full conference notebook can be read here:

Interested in reporting from the event? Contact our PIO.


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Contact Info:
Sergeant Nathan Thompson
Office of Public Information
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office

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