MLSO Handbook

The latest and most comprehensive handbook for the SAR Manager or Overhead Team Members who have to do the job on scene. This latest Revision provides comprehensive updates on lost and missing person behaviour along with suggestions, hints, reminders, forms and charts for those responsible to run a search for a missing person.  The new section on POD deals with the latest research on the tie-in between vision, detection and programming searchers in the field.

This new 424 page handbook has photos, and loads of suggestions, helpful hints, reminders, forms and charts essential to running a search. It was written to be used at search base and requires basic knowledge of search theory as well as the search management process. Design features a spiral binding for easy field use. (Size: 5½X8½in.)

Handbook Contents

  • Checklists and Strategies for Preplanning
  • Establishing a Search Management Kit
  • The Six Step Search Management Process
  • Latest Missing Subject Behaviour Research
  • Proportional Consensus and Forms
  • Functional Management Responsibilities
  • New Missing Person Report Forms
  • Latest ‘Search Theory’ Updates
  • Probability of Success Worksheets
  • POD Tables
  • ‘Operations Research’ Guidelines for establishing POD Values for Volunteers
  • Searching in the Urban Environment
  • Comprehensive Search References
  • International Perspective and Review
  • Illustrated with Photos

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