Incidents 2017

Team members are on call 24 hours per day 365 days per year in any weather and are ready to deploy immediately. Although we mainly assist the police in searches we are also called to assist other search and mountain rescue teams, Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service and the North West Ambulance Service.

The team primarily role is the search for missing or vulnerable people across the county's 900 square miles in both urban and rural environments. We are also called to assist with major incidents, crime scene preservation, the sad task of recovering bodies from locations which are difficult to access and cold weather contingency.

Incident map

2017   2016   2015   2014   2013   2012   2011   2010   2009   2008  

Number Date Location Description Outcome
14 18 May Prestatyn Missing On-going
13 4 May Missing Stand down
12 27 Apr Warrington Missing Found
11 18 Apr-9 May Northwich Missing On-going
10 7 Apr West Mercia Missing Found
9 5 Mar Lytham Missing - search dog incident Found
8 3 Mar Colne Missing - search dog incident Found
7 24 Feb Wrexham Missing - search dog incident Found
6 29 Jan Culcheth Body recovery
5 29 Jan Lancashire Missing - search dog incident
4 16-18 Jan Lymm Missing Fatality
3 11 Jan Warrington Missing Found
2 9 Jan Flint, Wales Missing - search dog incident Found
1 3 Jan Cheshire Missing Found. Stood down