The Bingham County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Division was established in 1962. The Search and Rescue Division is a non-profit all volunteer organization, which operates under the authority of the Bingham County Sheriff's Office, and relies heavily on donations from businesses and individuals.
The Search and Rescue Division is comprised of more than 28 individuals from all walks of life and are extensively trained and certified in search techniques, high angle rescue, swift water rescue, water recovery equipment and are Emergency Medical Technicians or First Responders. The Bingham County Search and Rescue Division is also licensed with the Idaho Emergency Medical Services Bureau as a First Responder / EMT-Basic Non-Transport Unit, and is also affiliated with the National Association for Search & Rescue. Despite demanding jobs, these team members form a cohesive unit, and its specialized resources stand ready 24 hours a day for whenever an emergency may arise. The Bingham County Search and Rescue Team is capable of responding outside of Bingham County and has assisted in Search and Rescue operations throughout the State of Idaho.