Welcome to SARTI. Since it's inception,
SARTI has grown from an active roster of a dozen members, all but one from Virginia, to a current roster
three times as big and encompassing several more states. Our mission has remained the same to provide
trained visual mantracking resources for lost or missing persons. What has changed a bit in our scope
is that when we started we were principally a Virginia resource. No more, as our members have been
active on searches through out not only Virginia but also Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and
even a time or two West of the Rockies.
As in the past many of SARTI's members are instrumental
in passing on the art and skills of tracking to interested individuals through various schools, their
primary SAR teams and related type venues. Many still travel the country in search of another tracking
class to expand their knowledge and to work with other like minded and passionate individuals in a
different environment covering different terrains.
Last year SARTI participated in 34 direct
missions which are those that SARTI as a group was alerted directly to provide tracking resources.
There are many other searches that our membership participated in as a result of a limited callout
through their home groups. SARTI has also begun to work more closely with different Law Enforcement
agencies at different levels.
We welcome you to survey our site, look through some of our
photos and if you have any questions about the group please don't hesitate to ask.