Self Directed Search Operations

Today marks an important step for Destiny Search Project. Starting now; Anyone anywhere at any time can launch a full Community Based Search Operation based on our system. We already have had all of the pieces in place and could train people on site in just a few hours but starting today you can implement the […]

Oh, the places you’ll go…

Last week was a very powerful one. On Thursday we joined along with many others to celebrate the life of Kaylee Sayer who we had assisted in the search for and provide social media services. It would be to mark her birthday. Something very special and amazing had happened though leading up to this special […]

Orientation and Online Open House

One of the challenges of creating a system and service that is available nationwide is letting people know that we exist, what we do, and how we can help when someone goes missing. A secondary challenge is to get volunteers for our Virtual Support Team staff that make our program work. With that in mind, we […]

A Guide to Missing Person Fliers

One of the first things done when someone is missing after law enforcement has been notified is getting a missing person flier or poster created. This week we will discuss some aspects of doing fliers, do’s and don’t, and some thoughts on fliers for both printing for distribution, and online use.  To begin with have a […]

Search Ready Partners

in 2016 we announced the Search Ready Communities program. The goal is to create a three-way partnership in communities nationwide to be prepared to respond when someone goes missing. A key part of this partnership is that of an organization such as a school, civic group, business or others to be trained and ready to deploy […]

January 2017 Board of Directors Meeting

Our first quarter 2017 meeting of the Board of Directors will be on January 20th at 6:00 PM in accordance with our bylaws.  We will meet online using our Discord server. The meeting is open to the public and all are encouraged to join. The following is the proposed agenda including links to the requisite documents. […]

The CPR Analogy

As we begin the process of reaching out to Law Enforcement to partner as part of our Search Ready Communities program we have come across some push back. Agencies are rightly concerned about using untrained or skilled volunteers directly from spontaneous community members. Many of their concerns are justified and part of using a service such […]

2017 Strategic Plan

As we begin 2017 our staff has been busy preparing a Strategic Plan to present at out January Board of Directors meeting. The goal of the plan is to give the board the vision of what our goals and plans for the year will be.  In thinking about the Strategic Plan we look at how […]

A Special Week to Remember

Last week was one of those that we will remember for a long time. It began on Monday with our trip to the Oregon State Sheriffs Association in Bend, Oregon. months ago when we first learned of the conference we knew it was something that we wanted to attend. we had been planning to start […]