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Air Medics

The Air Medic Program consists of volunteer members who crew the rescue helicopter and provide air rescue and air ambulance service free of charge to citizens of San Bernardino County.

 

Team members consist of Level 1, 2, 3 Reserve Deputies and Citizen Volunteers.

 

The minimum medical skill required is Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). The team is made up of several EMT's, Paramedics, Nurses and ER Doctors.

 

Team members undergo rigorous training including:

 

Helitack skills

Helicopter hoist qualifications

Swift water rescue training

Basic and Advanced SAR training

Ice climbing training

Rappel training