Careers in the Police Departments' Search and Rescue Unit
Fascinating Books Provide Information on What It Takes to Take on One of These All-important, Rewarding Careers The harrowing events of September 11, 2001, put in the spotlight heroic individuals who choose to work as search and rescue specialists. Whether it's the Coast Guard, FEMA, emergency medical response teams, police departments, the National Guards, or fire departments, when disaster strikes, we can be thankful that these men and women are there--fully trained, on the alert, and ready to go. These books celebrate what it takes to be one of these brave individuals as well as discuss what day-to-day life on the job is like--all written in an informative yet easy-to-read manner that gives young readers insight into how they too can aspire to make a difference. Emergency workers, like police search and rescue workers, protect our communities every day. The tragic events of September 11, 2001, reminded us all just how important rescue workers are. While many people rushed to leave the twin towers, rescue workers rushed in to find and save the people still inside. Among the victims were twenty-three New York Police Department members. This book details the various heroic duties of police search and rescue units, including the K-9 canines, who sniff out clues and track down lost individuals. Also featured are various famous search and rescue missions and the requirements needed for those interested in joining this remarkable group of people.
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