Manatee County Search / Rescue is comprised of dedicated professionals - all active or interested in all search and rescue disciplines, disaster aid, emergency medicine and awareness education. We are primarily public safety personnel (EMS, Fire Rescue, Law Enforcement, etc...) furthering the advancement of professional practice, knowledge, and training in these fields. We are interested in all aspects of search and rescue - the humanitarian cause of saving lives - throughout Manatee County, Florida and around the world.... so that others may live.

      Manatee County Search / Rescue serves a total area of 893 square miles. 741 square miles of it is land and 152 square miles of it is water with a population of about 315,766 people.