SEARCH AND RESCUE
Due to the diversity of the topography of Cheboygan County which includes vast state forests and lands within 740 square miles, the Cheboygan County Sheriff Department has a search and rescue team comprised of 50 members with law enforcement and fire command that utilizes an Incident Command structure following the National Incident Management System.
At any given time, during any type of weather the CCSR Team can set up employing a command vehicle consisting of the latest in computer technology, GIS mapping, GPS, communications, emergency aid and search and rescue vehicles.
Cheboygan County is bordered by Lake Huron and includes three of the largest lakes in Michigan plus several river systems. The Cheboygan County Dive Team is utilized in the recovery efforts of persons and property/evidence.
The Cheboygan County Sheriff Department has a highly trained Mounted Division comprised of nine volunteer team members used to assist in search and rescue efforts. The team is also used for traffic control and public relations related functions.
The Cheboygan County Sheriff Department has two K-9’s to provide daily assistance with enforcement efforts on drugs and drug related crimes, fleeing criminals and search and rescue of missing persons.