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Search rope is used for

To maintain search integrity under difficult circumstances

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What should be used in conjunction with the search rope

TIC

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Search rope description

Either 5/16 " diameter white nylon rope or 7.5 diameter kermantle design
200 feet long
Snap hook on each end
New kermantle design rope will have a double action hook on end and snap hook on other ( double action hook at working end th snap hook attached to bag )

3

Each rope will have id tag attached where.

One to rope and one to bag

4

The actual length of rope may be short by

25 feet due to shrinkage and the knots

5

A series of knots are used to id direction and distance the intervals of knots are

25 feet apart

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Knots are tied

Single knot =25 feet
2 knots = 50 feet

Knot every 25 feet ending at 7 knots at 175 feet

7

Spacing between distance knots is approximately

6 inches

8

A single directional knot is located

18 inches before the distance knots when traveling the direction of deployment

This knot will always be closer to tie off point or exit

No directional knot at 25 foot distance knot

9

When unit deploys search rope they must ?

Notify IC

10

The search rope should be tied off

At intervals
Change direction and grade
If search interrupted tie off line and leave remainder of bag
When securing rope to substantial object at beginning of search

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Search rope should know many feet off ground ?

1 to 2 feet

12

Repack rope

Monthly

13

Inspect search rope

After use

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Repacking rope

Ensure rope is dry before Repacking
Lay rope on clean surface
Coil rope clockwise begin with end that has one knot
Secure end with d ring in bottom of bag
Coil rope counter clockwise in bag

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"D" ring on rope let's you know

Your at end of bag

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Under most conditions the number of members assigned to search rope team should be limited too?

3

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The search rope officers primary responsibility is

Coordinate the search