Who We Are

Kent County Search and Rescue (KCSAR) is a one-hundred-percent volunteer search and rescue team trained to search for missing people in and around Kent County, Michigan. KCSAR strives to execute methodical searches when looking for any type of missing person, using standard processes and procedures as published by the National Association for Search and Rescue (NASAR).

The KCSAR team is ready and available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to assist local, state, and federal Law Enforcement agencies and other first responders. Our team also volunteers throughout the community assisting local charities, agencies, or community events.

Who We Find

  • Alzheimer’s Patients

  • Suicidal Persons

  • Missing Children

  • Overdue Hunters, Skiers, or Runners

  • And Many Others

If Someone Goes Missing

  • Do not wait 24 hours before reporting the person missing.
  • Try to not panic.
  • Gather the following information and call 9-1-1.
    • Any medical or developmental issues the missing person may have
    • Basic clothing description
    • Point Last Seen (PLS)
    • Time last seen
  • Locate a picture of the missing person while waiting for police to arrive.
  • Do not touch any clothing the missing person may have worn recently.
  • Stay off the phone in case the missing person tries to call.