It is the primary mission of New Jersey Task Force One (NJ-TF1)
to provide advanced technical search and rescue capabilities
to victims trapped or entombed in structurally collapsed buildings.
To this endeavor NJ-TF1 members pledge to the citizens of
the State of New Jersey to provide efficient and effective
rescue technologies in a planned and measured response system
that mirrors the Federal Emergency Management Agencies guidelines
on urban search and rescue and the appropriate National Fire
Protection Association Standards.
The members of NJ-TF1 further pledge to conduct all search
and rescue operations in a professional, ethical, and understanding
manner to protect the dignity of any victims and the local
response communities that we may serve during such missions.
members of NJ-TF1 shall endeavor to maintain their skills
and abilities in technical rescue training consummate to any
missions that may be established now or in the future requiring
deployments to natural or manmade disaster, hurricanes, floods,
conflagrations, explosions, earthquakes, or weapons of mass
destruction incidents that are beyond the capability of local