BCSO-SAR Primary Contact: Capt. Bill Hyde  – (850) 348-6415

Operational responsibility for BCSO-SAR is under the purview of the Judicial Division of the Bay County Sheriff’s Office,  commanded by Major Rick Anglin.   The liaison officer is Lieutenant Derrick Groves.  All requests for assistance must be directed and coordinated through the Bay County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO).

The BCSO NON-EMERGENCY number is (850) 747-4700

Mailing address:

BCSO Search and Rescue
P.O. Box 36592
Panama City, Fl 32412
ATTENTION: Due to an error by the USPS, mail sent to the BCSO Search & Rescue post office box during the period of April 2022 – Present (9/14) most likely did not reach us. USPS mistakenly closed the P.O. Box and we were not notified.
This matter has been resolved and we are now should be getting our mail. If you sent something to us (i.e. an application for membership) during the period of Apr 2022 – Sep 2022 it was most likely returned to you or the USPS disposed of it. We ask that you please resend it.