Training – Lost Person Behavior

The goal of the course is to provide participants with the tools and knowledge necessary to successfully look in the right place, understand lost person behavior, apply statistical tables, identify needed special investigation, and deploy resources into the field. Participants should also be able to brief other searchers on key components of lost person behavior.

The course covers the following areas in detail
– Key developments in the field of lost person behavior.
– How the ISRID database is organized to best predict behavior
– Determine correct subject category given an actual incident scenario
– Assess different methods to combine different subject categories
– Understand different causes of becoming lost and different strategies lost
persons attempt
– Identify decision points given a map and a lost person scenario
– Key components and common misconceptions of lost person behavior
– Use the correct statistical summary data from the ISRID database to best
model a subject’s possible location and survivability
– Demonstrate the use of reflex tasking to generate initial tasks given a
map and a scenario
– Describe key points for each subject category profile
-Demonstrate the ability to deploy resources appropriate for each subject
category given a map and scenario information


Course Limits
The course is limited to a maximum of 12 participants.

Dates: February 17, 18 – 2024
Location: Arctic Response
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