Sussex Search and Rescue (SusSAR) is the primary search resource for Sussex Police. We are a dedicated team of professionally trained and equipped local volunteers who can employ specialist skills in the search for vulnerable missing persons

Team member abseils Brighton i360.


Paul Bowles, one of our Search Technicians, abseiled down the i360 in Brighton on Saturday 20th Nov dressed as Santa. Paul raised…
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Callouts and Training in the last 12 months


  • CALLOUTS
  • TRAINING EXERCISES
  • ONLINE TRAINING

Statistics for 2020

51
Callouts
£200k
Equivalent value provided to Sussex Police and Community
53
Training exercises
71
Search technicians
7
Swiftwater rescue technicians
3
Rescue vehicles
£30k
Expenses annually
1320
Hours donated