CJME says the Search and Rescue Saskatchewan Association of Volunteers suspended Search and Rescue Regina earlier this month.
Justin Capp, president of the Saskatchewan parent group, says in a statement to the station that an investigation is underway into a confidential matter and no further details can be released.
SARR has been involved in a number of high-profile missing persons cases, including the hunt for Tamra Keepness, the little aboriginal girl who disappeared from her home in the city several years ago.
Hugh McLaughlan, a program manager for policy and governance in the Ministry of Justice, says the shutdown means the loss of a number of professional volunteers from an important organization.
Regina police say there are contingency plans in the event of a major search in the city.
The Saskatchewan association website lists 13 chapters across the province, but the one for Regina has been removed. (CJME)