Texas Search and Rescue (TEXSAR) is a volunteer first responder organization with teams in the Austin, Dallas, and Galveston areas focused on Search and Rescue (SAR), incident response, and disaster response and is fully capable, multi-discipline Search & Rescue, Swift water Rescue, Wild land Fire, and Disaster Response team. There units are self-sufficient and do not require financial or logistics support from requesting agencies. In addition to its SAR capabilities, TEXSAR operates an Incident Management Team (IMT) which can assist agencies with incident response and special event planning. There Planning and Operations sections are trained by the National SAR School in cooperation with the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Air Force. All TEXSAR personnel are NIMS compliant and our organization operates under the Incident Command System protocol. TEXSAR is an invaluable resource for law enforcement and public safety, and do not hesitate to call on them for assistance in any search and rescue incident.