Teams are deployed throughout Los Angeles County and can be called up for statewide deployments during emergencies.
The search and rescue teams are all volunteer organizations comprised of Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Reserve Deputy Sheriffs, a select few Civilian Volunteer Specialists and Incident Support Personnel. Team members volunteer their time and efforts to help others and the teams do not charge for rescues. The teams are units of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and is also members of the prestigious California region of the Mountain Rescue Association.
Altadena - http://www.amrt.org/
Antelope Valley - http://www.avsearchandrescue.com/
Sierra Madre - http://www.smsr.org/
Malibu/Lost Hills - http://malibusar.org/
Santa Clarita - http://www.scvrescue.com/
Montrose - http://www.montrosesar.org/
San Dimas - http://sdmrt.com/