Gary_Yngve Posted June 2, 2010 Share Posted June 2, 2010 I don't know how YOSAR works, but when I was volunteering with EMR, the Everett County Sheriff was CRYSTAL clear that a dead body = crime scene, and don't even TOUCH it until you get the go ahead. So the sherrif made it crystal clear you should just walk away and go about your business on stumbling upon a body? Rob is talking about SAR folks in the field. You don't walk away. You radio to the deputy and await further orders. For the general public, common sense and good karma would dictate reporting the body as soon as practicably/safely possible, for the sake of the body, the family, and any search efforts. But I believe, unless it is work-related or caused by you, you are not legally obligated to report a crime, serious injury, or death. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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