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Public Safety Dive Teams Display, Demo JW Fishers Equipment at Association Conference

March 5, 2018
The Washington County (MN) Water Recovery Unit demonstrated the capabilities of its JW Fishers ROV (remote operated vehicle) to public safety dive agencies at the Midwest Public Safety Divers Association Conference.

JW Fishers Gives Out Underwater Metal Detector as Prize

March 1, 2018
JW Fishers Mfg. held a drawing for a chance to win a top-performing SAR-1 underwater metal detector used by law enforcement agencies and military units worldwide. One lucky winner was picked from over 200 entries.

Details of How Buffalo Police Diver Died Begin to Emerge, Investigation Under Way

October 19, 2017
Officer Lehner was alone in the river during an underwater recovery training session when the tender cable that connected him to colleagues on land became snagged on an unknown object, three police sources said Wednesday.

Body of Missing Buffalo Police Diver Recovered

October 17, 2017
After five long days of searching the relentless Niagara River, the body of missing Buffalo Police diver Craig Lehner has been found. The police made the official announcement just after 3 p.m.

Missing Buffalo Officer’s K-9 Partner Ran to River to Search for Him

October 16, 2017
"It was kind of spooky," Losi said. "We all got tears in our eyes and choked up a little. When we opened the door, he knocked us out of the way, myself and a couple of other handlers, and he ran down to the river and started running back and forth, searching."

Buffalo Police Diver Missing, Presumed Dead After Training Tragedy

October 16, 2017
The search for missing Buffalo police diver Craig Lehner entered its fourth day Monday morning as boats and dive teams returned to the Niagara River. He is presumed dead.

JW Fishers' Metal Detectors Being Used Worldwide to Locate Underwater Evidence and Explosives

May 3, 2017
Dive Team Leader Steve Sutton-Brown reports using Fishers new SAR-1 detector in a recent training exercise. “We’re regularly called on to search for evidence such as guns, knives, bullet casings, etc. We generally dive in visibility that is zero to one foot, which is one of the reasons we choose this machine.

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.

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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