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Black Canyon Wash Rescue


On April 1, 2012, at approximately 2:45 AM, Yavapai County Sheriff’s office dispatchers were notified that 4 persons were stranded in an area near Thousand Trails Road outside of Cottonwood. The reporting party, who was not part of the group, had been in contact with one of the stranded adults the prior night and learned their vehicle had broken down during an off-road outing

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YCSRT Backcountry Unit Awarded YCCF Grant


Last month, the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office Backcountry Unit was honored to receive a $4,000 dollar grant from the Yavapai County Community Foundation. The Backcountry Unit is one of several invaluable rescue groups who are part of the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office Response Team (YCSRT) and serve as a mountain rescue team for the county. The Backcountry Unit has extensive training in tracking, field searches, swift water rescue, helicopter operations, and is frequently utilized by the Sheriff’s Office as a first response team.


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