A member recruitment meeting will be held on May 10, at 6:30 p.m. for those interested in becoming a part of the Bowie County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Team. The meeting will take place at the Southwest Community Center which is located at 3222 West 7th Street.
The Bowie County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Team is a non-profit, all volunteer team, that is dedicated to helping others. They respond to search and rescues throughout the Four States area.
They will train you for search and rescue, and if you have a dog or a horse, they will assist you in training them for search and rescue as well. All training is done under the direction of Sheriff James Prince, who has 30 years of experience in training detection dogs. The types of dogs preferred are from the following or similar breeds:
• Belgian Malinois
• Border Collie
• German Shepard
• Golden Retriever
• Labrador Retriever
All who are interested must be at least 18 years old, have transportation, and be able to pass a background check. For more information, please contact David Glenn at 903-278-8170, or Jason Spivey at 903-277-5834.