2015

Number of Call outs: 50

Finds:  3

Incident Date Region Callout Details Team(s) Police Authority
03 Dec 00:00 Peak District 57 year old missing female. Located by foot team. Not supplied Not Supplied
01 Dec 00:00 Peak District Search for possible suicide. Casualty located by Glossop Team hill party alive. Not supplied Not Supplied
24 Nov 00:00 South West Missing high risk person. Located by police enquiries whilst on route to search area. Dartmoor Search and Rescue Devon and Cornwall
22 Nov 00:00 Peak District Fallen walker with suspected fractured femur on Pennine Way. Casualty evacuated by air. Not supplied Not Supplied
14 Nov 00:00 North East Search for a walker who had been missing for over 2 days. Peak dogs were asked to assist on the Saturday to recover areas already searched. On arrival at the RV they were stood down as the missing walker had just been located by a gamekeeper. Scarborough and Rydale MRT North Yorkshire
12 Nov 20:30 South West 4 Dog Handlers were called to search part of Dartmoor for a lone missing male who failed to reach any checkpoint.Tasked to search a large area from their base, Scout hut, Gutter Tor to and around Sheep’s Tor and back in wet misty conditions.

Search with assistance from RN Sea King search lasted over 5 hours nothing found.

Dartmoor Search and Rescue Devon and Cornwall
12 Nov 00:00 NESRA Male went missing during a beat. Teams were called in late Wednesday evening. Another dog team called at first light spent 9 hours searching around pls and other areas. More dogs were drafted in to work during Thursday evening. No finds made. A body was found on Saturday morning as more searches were about to start. The body was just out of search areas. Scarborough and Rydale MRT North Yorkshire
11 Nov 00:00 South West Marine recruit in camo outfit last seen at 1230 at start of exercise had not turned up at check point – Crazywell Pool. Recruit found out of area the following day. Dartmoor Search and Rescue Devon and Cornwall
10 Nov 00:00 South West Two walkers lost north of two bridges one of which had an ankle injury and the other was cold. The weather was poor resulting in bad visibility. The walkers were located and assisted back to the rv. Dartmoor Search and Rescue Devon and Cornwall
03 Nov 00:00 South West Continuation of search from 2/11/15 Missing despondent female. Located by Police in Plymouth Dartmoor Search and Rescue Devon and Cornwall
02 Nov 00:00 South West 2 Dogs and Handlers tasked to search for missing despondent. Search of residential estate with only one vehicular in and out road beside the River Plym in a popular cycling and walking area. Mild night. Nothing found. Dartmoor Search and Rescue Devon and Cornwall
18 Sep 00:00 South West 18th to 21st September. 2 Dog Handlers spent 4 days assisting Cornwall SRT in the on going search for a missing 23 year old male on Tresco, one of the Isles of Scilly. Cornwall SRT Devon and Cornwall
16 Sep 04:00 North East DOG FIND Dog Handlers were called to assist Cleveland MRT in a search for a very vulrenable female. She was located the misper cold and wet by Search Dog Bonnie.

Cleveland MRT Cleveland
15 Sep 09:00 South West 3 Dog Handlers were called to assist Cornwall SRT in a search for a missing 23 year old male on Tresco, one of the Isles of Scilly. They had a 40 minute ride on a Royal Navy helicopter to get there. Police enquires on going. Cornwall SRT Devon and Cornwall
14 Sep 00:00 South West Female with various serious health issues went missing in a confused state. Search required of nearby moorland. fields and woodland. She returned home of her own accord. Dartmoor Search and Rescue Devon and Cornwall
09 Sep 11:00 South West Dog Handlers were called to assist Cornwall SRT in a search for an elderly male, located safe and well by a member of the public Cornwall SRT Devon and Cornwall
07 Sep 07:45 Lakes 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Duddon and Furness MRT in a search for 69 year old male overdue walker, found safe and well by a member of the public Duddon and Furness MRT, Wasdale MRT, Kirby Stephen MRT Cumbria
07 Sep 00:00 South West 35 year old high risk female went missing from home previous night in pyjamas. Located elsewhere. Dartmoor Search and Rescue Devon and Cornwall
07 Sep 00:00 South West High risk missing person from home. Located by foot team uninjured. Dartmoor Search and Rescue Devon and Cornwall
29 Aug 00:00 South West D of E team out with trainer. One 15 year old member of team had collapsed. On arriving at RV team were visible in the distance close to Devils tor. The Hart team were in attendance so a dog handler went out with them in an all terrain vehicle to assist with navigation. Dartmoor Search and Rescue Devon and Cornwall
17 Aug 00:00 South West High risk missing male from hospital. Located by foot team. Weather cold and wet. Not supplied Not Supplied
12 Aug 17:00 South West 6 Dog Handlers were called to assist Dartmoor SRT in a search for a despondent female. She was located by team members but she ran off. Guidance was given to Police which allowed them to take her into custody close by. Dartmoor SRT Tavistock and Dartmoor SRT Plymouth Devon & Cornwall
11 Aug 16:15 South West 6 Dog Handlers were called to assist Dartmoor SRT in a seach for a despondent male, located decease by Police Dartmoor SRT Plymouth and Dartmoor SRT Tavistock Devon & Cornwall
04 Aug 00:00 South West 49 yr old vulnerable female last seen earlier in the day leaving hospital. Found out of search area next day. Dartmoor Search and Rescue Devon and Cornwall
27 Jul 14:00 Yorkshire Dales 3 Dog Handlers were called to assist Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association in a search for a 55 year old despondent male. Located unconscious by team members and evacuated to ambulance. Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association. Calder Valley SRT West Yorkshire
26 Jul 16:30 Peak District 3 Dog Handlers were called to assist Kinder MRT in a search for 2 walkers who had reported they were lost after their compass was faulty. Located cold and wet, but OK by team members Kinder MRT Derbyshire
20 Jul 13:15 South West 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Cornwall SRT in a search for a despondent female Police enquires on going Cornwall SRT Devon & Cornwall
18 Jul 00:00 South West High risk missing female missing since 10 am Located on a road by police outside search area. Dartmoor Search and Rescue Devon and Cornwall
10 Jul 22:00 North East 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Swaledale MRT in a search for a despondent male, he returned home safe and well. Team: Swaledale MRT North Yorkshire
06 Jul 00:00 South West Missing male with Downs Syndrome. search conducted of local woodland and open fields. Male located by Police dog handler after successful track. Dartmoor Search and Rescue Devon and Cornwall
18 Jun 16:30 South West 3 Dog Handlers were called to assist Dartmoor SRT in a search for a despondent female, located safe and well by Police Dartmoor SRT Tavistock Devon & Cornwall
30 May 22:30 South West 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Cornwall SRT in a search for a despondent female. Located deceased by Police. Cornwall SRT Devon And Cornwall
14 May 19:30 South West 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Cornwall SRT in a search for a despondent female, nothing found Police enquires on going Cornwall SRT Devon And Cornwall
04 May 02:30 North East 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Northumberland National Park MRT in a search for a male walker, nothing found Police enquires on going NNPMRT and North Of Tyne MRT Northumberland
26 Apr 21:30 North East 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Cleveland MRT in a search for 2 overdue female walkers, stood down just after getting to the RV when they were found safe and well. Cleveland MRT North Yorkshire
26 Apr 14:00 South West 3 Dog Handlers were called to assist Dartmoor SRT in a search for a despondent male, He was located by the Police Helicopter and team members escorted off the hill Dartmoor SRT Tavistock Devon & Cornwall
25 Apr 21:15 Yorkshire Dales 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Cave Rescue Organisation in a search for a group of Scouts who were overdue, turned up safe and well Cave Rescue Organisation North Yorkshire
25 Apr 15:00 South West Whilst training on a national course the handlers were asked to assist a Ten Tors training participant who had a lower leg injury. The dog handlers and bodies located the male and carried him to a Landrover provided by DSRT Tavistock. Devon & Cornwall
08 Apr 20:15 South West 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Cornwall SRT in a search for a despondent male, Just after 23:00 he returned home, it is believed that he was in the search area of one of the dog teams and their arrival and presence caused him to leave and go home. Cornwall SRT Devon & Cornwall
02 Apr 14:45 South West 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Cornwall SRT in a search for a missing person, stood down on route when they were found safe and well by Police Cornwall SRT Devon And Cornwall
16 Mar 13:00 South West DOG FIND 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Cornwall SRT in a search for a female missing from a care home, found safe and well by Search Dog Izzy

Cornwall SRT Devon And Cornwall
28 Feb 17:45 South West 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Cornwall SRT in a search for a diabetic walker, after she became separated from her fellow walker in driving rain and very poor visibility. Police maintained contact with her by mobile phone and she was located with the assistance of a local farmer, cold, wet and confused Cornwall SRT Devon & Cornwall
23 Feb 00:00 South West 66yr old female missing during bad weather. Located unharmed. Dartmoor Search and Rescue Devon and Cornwall
20 Feb 21:45 Mid Pennine 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Calder Valley SRT in a search for a 87 year old female, missing from home. Found safe and well by Police outside the search area. Calder Valley SRT West Yorkshire
27 Jan 18:15 South West 4 Dog Handlers were called to assist Dartmoor SRT in a search for 2 walkers when they failed to return to their vehicle as darkness fell. Police located them safe and well in a B + B. Dartmoor SRT Tavistock Devon & Cornwall
26 Jan 18:00 South West Peninsular 1 dog handler was called to assist Cornwall SRT in a search for a despondent male. Located by Police the next day safe and well. Cornwall SRT Devon and Cornwall
24 Jan 20:15 South West Peninsular 4 dog handlers were called to assist Cornwall SRT in a search for a despondent male. Located safe and well by Police outside the search area. Cornwall SRT Devon and Cornwall
14 Jan 20:00 Peak District 4 dog handlers were called to assist Cornwall SRT in a search for a despondent male. Located safe and well by Police outside the search area. Edale MRT, Buxton MRT, Kinder MRT, Glossip MRT Derbyshire
11 Jan 07:45 Lake District DOG FIND 3 SARDA E and 5 Lake District dog handlers were called to assist Patterdale MRT in a search for a 62 year old male walker. Located deceased by Search Dog Pepper and RAF Helicopter.

Patterdale MRT, Kirby Stephen MRT, Penrith MRT, RAF MRT Cumbria
05 Jan 17:30 South West Peninsular 3 Dog Handlers were called to assist Dartmoor SRT Okehampton in a search for an elderly male separated from partner. Located safe and well by member of the public Dartmoor SRT Okehampotn and Dartmoor SRT Tavistock Devon and Cornwall