Lt. Thomas Grady said, “The side scan has been a great tool. It has allowed us to do our searches and only put our divers in the water if we see something that we want checked out. It certainly allows us to cover much wider search areas in substantially less time and reduces risk to our divers.”
January 10, 2022
The sonar equipment paints a picture of the riverway bottom and allows for identification of objects without ever getting into the water.
April 6, 2021
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.
March 5, 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.
March 1, 2018
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.
May 3, 2017