Chad started with the team in December of 2016. He has earned his SARTech II certification from NASAR (National Association for Search and Rescue), and has training in First Aid/AED/CPR, Wilderness First Aid, K9 First Aid, Map/Compass/GPS, Crime Scene Preservation, Scent theory, and Search strategy. He has also certified with his first K9, Leaf, in Live Area Search through NASAR, Human Remains Detection with L.E.T.S. (Law Enforcement Training Specialists) and Live Area with Large Source through NSDA (National Search Dog Alliance).
Leaf, (B’Leaf at WildRose, CGC), is a 2017 model Belgian Tervuren. She received her Canine Good Citizen in September of 2019. She is currently certified in Live Area Search thru NASAR, Human Remains Detection Land and Water through L.E.T.S. and Live Area with Large Source with NSDA. Leaf enjoys doing acrobatics while catching Frisbees doing Mach 1.