Helping Others

All volunteer, non-profit, 4x4 Search & Rescue unit located in Thurston County, WA 

How To Join

Our unit is 100% VOLUNTEER! 

If you live in Thurston County, own a 4×4 and want to help those in need, click above to learn more.

How To Help

We are funded solely through grants and donations.

We are a non-profit 501c3 organization and all donations are tax deductible.

Our History

Our unit has been serving Thurston County since 1973.

For over 40 years, our volunteers have helped our community stay safe.


Thurston County Sheriff's Jeep Patrol

At Costco today sharing everything we do in Search & Rescue for the Sheriff’s office, we will be here until 3pm today stop by and say hi if you are in the area! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thurston County Sheriff's Jeep Patrol

Our brother's and sister's to the north getting some well deserved recognition for their work during the 2019 snow storm! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thurston County Sheriff's Jeep Patrol

Come down and visit us at the Thurston County Emergency Preparedness Expo, we are under cover so you will stay dry! ... See MoreSee Less

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Kenneth Scrivner

As of today I received notification of grant received and working on two other opportunities for Jeep Patrol. Any news comes up of the grants I will put out to the Executive Officer. ... See MoreSee Less

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As we head towards the holiday season support a local 501c3 organization by shopping on you can search and select Thurston County Sheriff's Jeep Patrol and we will receive a donation for your purchase on Amazon Smile! This donation is taken from the original purchase price and is not added as an additional charge. Thank you all for your continued support! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thurston County Sheriff's Jeep Patrol

Search and arrest you. Great job deputies and Jaxx!This evening a TCSO deputy saw a subject in a vehicle who was known to have a felony arrest warrant in 10500 block of Skookumchuck Rd. The male subject fled on foot and crossed the Skookumchuck River. After an hour long K9 track through the woods and crossing the river four times, K9 Jaxx located the subject and he was arrested on his felony warrant. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thurston County Sheriff's Jeep Patrol

The home of the brave.#neverforget #lawenforcement #firefighters #911 #thinblueline #America ... See MoreSee Less

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The Thurston County Sheriff’s Jeep Patrol was organized in 1973 as an auxiliary unit of the Sheriff’s Department.  Our non-profit unit provides a well-trained 4×4 team of volunteers to support the county during regional emergencies.

We are proud to offer our search and rescue services to out-of-county agencies. We have assisted in search efforts in Mason, Pierce, Lewis, Cowlitz, Skamania, Grays Harbor, Pacific, Wahkiakum and King Counties.

Our unit meets monthly to discuss training, previous missions and unit policies in an effort to build our strength as a team.

Training for the unit is hands-on, in-the-field and classroom training, focusing on: map & compass reading, GPS training, first aid & CPR, off-road driving skills, urban search techniques, wilderness survival, radio communication training, and team building.

Our unit participates in a wide variety of events for the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office. We participate in the Tumwater 4th of July Parade, provide traffic control as requested throughout the year and volunteer our time to assist with other County events.