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Rigid Inflatable Boats

November 26, 2013
Ribcraft rigid inflatable boats range in size from 14 to 41 feet long and are customizable to meet each agency's needs.

Virginia Cop Dies During Dive Training

December 20, 2011
A member of the Chesapeake (Va.) Police Department's dive team died during a training exercise at Oak Grove Lake Park on Tuesday.

Police Diver Retrieves Evidence, Vehicles From Rivers and Bayous

June 20, 2011

In addition to his patrol duties, Officer Mark Michaud heads up his agency's dive team, which finds and retrieves stolen vehicles and other evidence. He also trains and assists other agencies in water survival and rescues.

Side-Scan Sonar Identifies N.Y. Crash Evidence

September 1, 2009
Side-scan sonar is known as a "towfish" — it's a torpedo-like device towed behind a boat. The towfish converts acoustic sound pulses into a video image of the river bottom. To a trained operator, the resulting image offers a photographic view of the bottom that can be used to identify items of interest.

NYPD and Federal Marine Experts Search for Missing US Airways Engine in Hudson

January 20, 2009
Police harbor officers are using sonar-equipped boats and working with a sonar expert from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration as they search the area where the plane came down Thursday, near the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. The NYPD is also monitoring the river from the air because sensitive equipment could be damaged by ice and must be removed if the river gets too icy.

Boston PD's Harbor Patrol Unit

January 1, 2007

When it comes to the Boston Harbor, what goes in…must eventually come out. And as countless criminals and scofflaws have learned, it's usually the Boston Police Department that brings evidence to the surface—figuratively and literally.

Dive Training: Beyond the Basics

May 1, 2005

Beyond the basic dive certification that most enthusiasts get from the PADI, an agency will probably have to depend on a more specialized source for training.

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