"The text is
informative but not so dry as to preclude a chuckle or two. It is also
amazingly neutral..." -- Track & Sign Newsletter, Apr 2000
"This is the first major effort to promote the effective utilization of two
distinct and very specialized SAR resources as a team. In my opinion, the
combination of the tracker and canine team has the greatest potential for
the quickest and most efficient resolution of a search. This is a giant step
forward and long overdue. -- Jim Shaffer, Instructor, National Police
"Having worked in this arena, the tactics
detailed and depicted in this book work. The book is full of useful,
practical information for both sides of the fence. Excellent, to the point,
time proven, non bogus information." --Kevin Brewer, Director, SAR
Just finished Greg Fuller's(et al) book on the
(above) subject and I must say that this was an outstanding job
accomplished. Long time needed.
We have often worked track trained searchers with dog handlers and have
had good luck when they click together as a "team". This book helps work
your man-trackers and dog handlers toward a search team concept that tends
to be missing in todays SAR Unit.
Check it out ... I believe that Greg has lit on something that the ground
SAR world needs to take a look at...
Keep your SAR Team, beating the brush and being active "team" members.
Help them stay focused on the "team" concept without dividing into "my
resource is better than your resource" camps. Allowing us to expose our SAR
members to skills and tools that tickle their desire ... to be all that they
can be, while avoiding building "empires" of these specialized SAR
This book is written to maintaining your SAR "TEAM" to the benefit of the
Reads easy and doesn't rub any raw spots (if you know what I mean ;)
This book will assist you, as a SAR member (or SAR Coordinator), from
becoming too singularly focused on one SAR resource and this should be to
the end advantage of more successful reunions of the lost person and their
families. -- Del Morris