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Meridian Public Safety Training Facility

1180 Sandflat Road

Meridian, MS 39301

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The NASAR Tracking Fundamentals (TRACKING) course is a Step-By-Step course. Establishing a field searcher’s clue and track awareness with the student being certified as a SARTECH TRACK AWARE resource upon completion. The course provides information regarding the general responsibilities, skills, abilities, and the equipment needed by persons who wish to be assigned as a Tracker to field operations during a SAR mission.

Equipment Needed: Basic SAR equipment: Walking / Tracking stick, measuring device, flagging tape, flashlight /headlamp, compass and note pad with pencil.

SAR PPE: Long pants, long sleeve shirts, foot wear suitable for walking long distances, cap or hat and other clothing suitable for weather conditions

Contact Information for the course: Doug Stephens - 601-484-6890, douglasstephens@meridianms.org

Lodging is available upon request at time of registration.

Due to increase documentation needed for grant funded classes we need you to make sure you fill out all the information correctly. Registration does not guarantee you a spot in the class.

For MS TaskForce Members Only: If you don’t put your Hourly Rate you will not be accepted into the class

The importance of your MOHS ID. This ID number allows us to marry up all paperwork we track for the TaskForces such as certifications, training records, deployment cost, specific agency reimbursements, and many other documents.

You MOHS ID should be entered as (First 3 Letters of Last Name First 2 Letters of First Name Last 4 digits of SS# with no "-") Example for Kevin Lundy 123-45-1234 should be LUNKE1234

Spell out your fire department's full name in the Company Name field. ie. Gulfport Fire Department. Please do not use abbreviations or initials such as GFD or Gulfport Fire Dept.

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