Tag: missing

SAR Missing Persons Database

Last week a member of my SAR team’s RCMP detachment contacted us about whether we would like to take a look at a few cold cases they had on file to see if we could offer any advice. This made me

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Missing versus Lost

When I write about SAR I often use the terms “Missing” and “Lost” to describe the state of the people we are looking for. Did you know that I use these terms with a deliberate purpose? They mean something quite different. Someone

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Family resumes search for missing hikers from 2010

In September of 2010 I participated in a search for two missing hikers in the Cassiope-Saxifrage area near Pemberton and wrote about it as part of my SARDay series. This week, the family of the missing people are revisiting the area

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The Missing Poster

You’ve all probably seen missing posters: some are on the side of milk cartons, some posted on telephone poles, community centres, etc. Most are for missing pets. I hope that most of you have never had to make one, or

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