RCMP's first search was focused more on officer training than on Lisa

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The RCMP's first search seemed to be more focused on officer training than on finding Lisa.


The search began around 9am and ended before noon.
Nanaimo Daily News, Sept 18, 2002 (Paul Walton)[1]
Cpl. Hogg told 2-dozen officers how a body may be obscured by brush after lying in the woods for several months.
Nanaimo Daily News, Sept 18, 2002 (Paul Walton)[1]

When the day finally came for the RCMP's first ground search in relation to Lisa's case (80 days after her disappearance), the event may have seemed more like a half-morning training seminar, rather than a vigorous search for Lisa.

20 officers were on-site for 9am and finished shortly before noon — less than 3 hours minus setup/takedown, breaks, and a detailed instructional lecture by a senior officer.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Paul Walton, Nanaimo Daily News (Sep 18, 2002), Grim Task: Police comb woods for Lisa Young ndn20020918