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About Team MibSAR
Chimo!* or welcome to the Web portal of Michigan Backcountry Search and Rescue (MibSAR).
*Chimo is an ancient Inuit -- or eskimoan -- term used to convey the warmest of greetings and salutations.
It's often accompanied by a friendly hand gesture; namely, a circular movement of the left hand over one's heart.
MibSAR is a small, largely non-motorized, Long-Range Special Operations Group (LRSOG) founded in 2008 by Michael Neiger (bio) -- an independent investigator -- as a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Michigan Department of State Police (MSP).
Through his special operations group (SOG), he investigates select, unsolved, long-term-missing cases and cold-case homicides in the remote bush between the Upper Great Lakes and the Arctic Ocean in Canada.
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In certain cases, Michael's services include:
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His community outreach efforts include:
All of Michael's services, work products, classes, presentations, and trips are free of charge -- no money changes hands.
The best way to do good to ourselves,
He never collects rewards or accepts donations for his work.
Do all the good you can,
If you want to support the search-and-rescue community, please donate to your local, regional, national, or international SAR team, or to Team MibSAR's home team: Marquette County Search and Rescue (MCSAR) at the Marquette County Sheriff's Office.
While MibSAR collaborates with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, search-and-rescue teams, task forces, and strike teams regarding on-going investigations and operations, MibSAR is not a traditional, paid, professional, "first-response," search-and-rescue unit.
MibSAR is a small, civilian, all-volunteer, Long-Range Special Operations Group (LRSOG) of last resort that specializes in working on select, unsolved, long-term-missing (LTM) cases and cold-case murder investigations, primarily ones that searching or other work on has been suspended by the agency of jurisdiction.
An incident requiring emergency search and rescue (SAR) should be immediately referred to the agency with jurisdiction over the area where the incident occurred -- often a sheriffs department in Michigan, or the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Ontario, Canada -- by calling 911 immediately.IMPORTANT NOTICE!
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