Monday, September 23, 2019
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Big Horn County Search and Rescue - Captain: Ken Nelson

Big Horn County search and rescue is divided into three squads. North squad based out of Lovell, South squad based out of Basin, High angle rope rescue squad which is made up of members of both squads, fire department and law enforcement personnel.  Search and Rescue is available 24/7 and responds to all to kinds of emergencies, both man made and natural.  Search and rescue has personnel trained in medical emergencies, water emergencies, snow emergencies, atv’s, caves, climbing, and lost people.

North Squad Officers:
North SAR Facebook 

2nd Lt: Wes Mangus
Sergeant: Tom Newman
Secretary/Treasurer: Keri Angell
Training officer: Jim Thomas
Medical officer: Jack Carpenter
Equipment officer: Michael Hendershot


High Angle Rope Rescue Team

Leader: Kyle McClure






South Squad Officers:
South SAR Facebook

2nd Lieutenant: Jeff Schmidt
1st Sergeant: Dan Anders
2nd Sergeant: Mark Tomaszewski
Secretary/Treasurer: Lori Smallwood



Sar 1
Sar 2
Sar 3
Sar 4
Sar 5
Sar 6
Sar 7
Sar 8
Sar 9
Sar 91
Sar 92
Sar 93
Sar 94
Sar 95
Sar 96
Sar 97
Sar 98

Contact the Sheriff

Kenneth Blackburn

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 69
Basin, Wy



(800) 500-2324 (In state only)
307-568-9311 (Jail)

307-568-2312 (Dispatch)
307-568-3828 (Administration)