Northamptonshire Search & Rescue's Incident Control Unit

Meet Brenda

Brenda is our brand new Incident Control Unit or 'ICU' for short. It represents a near £70,000 investment which was funded by numerous grants and fundraisers. The name Brenda came from a long term supporter's late mother. The vehicle offers a mobile operation centre to command a missing person search or other incidents from anywhere in the county or further afield should the situation require it. The control unit carries a lot of different equipment for the team including, 2x PCs which have a range of specialist software, a 4G internet connection, GPS Tracking of our team radios and vehicles, and printing facilities. Inside the control unit, you will find 3 21-inch monitors; 2 for the search planner and 1 for the search operations. In addition to this, there's also