Proud to Serve the Citizens of Franklin County, VA

Search & Rescue

Franklin County Search and Rescue (SAR) responds with compassion to support the community with dedicated personnel who are trained, well prepared and equipped to find lost or missing people in wilderness, rural or disaster environments.

Our team is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to assist local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as other first responders. We are also available to aid other Search and Rescue (SAR) groups. 

If you're interested in joining the Franklin County Search and Rescue Team, contact the Department of Public Safety at (540) 483-3091.