Emergency Numbers 717-808-9052 pawsar.east@gmail.com


PaWSAR holds many licenses, certifications, knowledge, and experience in the Search and Rescue fields.


Team members must make at least one training a month to remain active and authorized for search callouts.


As a team we are constantly developed, tested, and refined.  If you would like to be a part of our team be sure to check out our contact page and let us know!

Whats new at PaWSAR?

As of May 12th, we have officially obtained our new trailer!

Whats new at PaWSAR?

Our new trailer will be created into a mobile work station for emergency situations.

Whats new in PaWSAR?

The Command trailer will not only hold our equipment, but also house things like white boards, desk space, maps, and more.

Whats new in PaWSAR?

Our team will be fully trained on driving with this trailer and look forward to the rewards that will come with it.


PaWSAR West Locations

Butler, Lawrence, Beaver, Allegheny, Washington, Greene, Fayette, Westmoreland, Mercer, Venango, Clarion, Armstrong

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Our Mission

The primary mission of PaWSAR is the safe return of a missing loved one to their family, to minimize loss of life, injury and property damage and to provide recovery services as needed – always with concern for the safety of all parties. To achieve this goal we train to provide professional level search and rescue services, preventative educational awareness programs and respond to requests from local and state entities.

Our core values of Integrity; Compassion; Respect; Accountability – to the subject, to the team and to ourselves; Professionalism in our level of conduct; Dedication and Teamwork remain the guiding forces behind PaWSAR. We strive to educate ourselves and our members to the highest standards of SAR and maintain every necessary proficiency that we might always stand at the ready, “That Others May Live.”