"Look in the right place"  Robert Koester

 Course Name
 Start Time
 Finish Time
Lost Person Behaviour
 Friday 19.00hrs
 Sunday 16.00hrs


Lost Person Behaviour

A two day course using international and UK statistical reference leading to a better understanding of where to look for a missing vulnerable person. Using ISRID international missing person statistics and missing person behaviour traits this course will enhance the understanding and map planning for Search Managers and Planners. Our 5 Instructors have been trained and licensed by Robert Koester to deliver this course.



What is Lost? What is Missing? - Robert Koester compiled worldwide Lost Person data over a number of years which, with the data and research from more than 40 contributors has been reproduced in his book "Lost Person Behaviour", an invaluable tool and guide for Lowland Search and Rescue.


The syllabus includes:

  • Using the Lost Person Behaviour  book
  • Understanding ISRID tables
  • Lost Person Strategies
  • Myths and Legends of search
  • Reflex Tasking
  • Subject Categories
  • Practical exercises