K9 Search & Rescue
with Paul Lake
Search One Rescue Team is one of the busiest and most respected K9 SAR teams in the US, saving multiple lives every year. Founder, Paul Lake, along with a search and rescue K9, will discuss the services he and his team offer, including Human Remains Detection, Disaster Response, and Urban, Rural, & Wilderness searches.
Paul Lake is the Founder and Executive Director of Search One Rescue Team. Founding the team in 1983, Mr. Lake and Search One are now in their 34th of year providing specially trained K9 teams and ground search management to law enforcement and emergency response agencies throughout North Central Texas.
Mr. Lake is a certified K9 handler in the disciplines of Air Scent and Human Remains Detection, an Incident Commander, and the Public Information Officer for team field operations. Starting in 1994, he served as a Texas Peace Officer for seven years — four of which was as a K9 handler and narcotics interdiction officer. Mr. Lake has been on over 400 searches, has multiple finds, and has been classified as an expert witness regarding K9 detection of human remains in the Texas criminal court system. In 2014, he completed serving his fourth year on the Board of Directors for NASAR (National Assoc. for Search and rescue).