Long Island Search and Rescue

....that others may live

Law enforcement and all Emergency Service Agencies in need of immediate Search and Rescue support please call 631-398-5343 or 631-478-2224.


Long Island Search and Rescue, is a 501(c)(3)not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving fire, rescue, emergency management, and law enforcement agencies in New York, the surrounding states and throughout the United States by special arrangement with the requesting agency. As a public service, we provide certified Search and Rescue teams and  highly trained and experienced search dog and handler teams to search, locate and assist with the rescue or recovery of lost, missing or incapacitated persons upon the request of any accredited agency. Our primary service areas are Suffolk and Nassau counties as well as New York State, although we may respond elsewhere if needed and requested.

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Call-out Contact Info

Availability 24 hrs/7 days a week

Team Leader _ Chris Padden (631)398-5343 
                      email: lik9sar@yahoo.com

Team Manager_ Heidi Hajek (631)478-2224
                        email: lik9sar@gmail.com


Current Amber Alerts

We do not Search for Missing Pets

Long Island Search and Rescue does not have any resources available for looking for pets; However we have put together some information to help you and your family if your pet does go missing. If your family pet is missing please click here.

From May 31, 2013 Newsday, page A29: