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Oklahoma Dive Team Pulls 200 Pounds of Trash from Reservoir

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol dive team recently conducted a two-day training beneath in Tenkiller Ferry Lake, a reservoir in eastern Oklahoma.

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Florida Dive Team Cleans Trash from River While Training

Divers with the Putnam County (FL) Sheriff's Office were conducting training on a local river when they discovered a significant amount of debris on the riverbed where the exercise was being conducted.

My Technology Can... Help You Find Evidence, Bodies Under Water

JW Fishers' submersible tools can be used to find sunken objects and spare dive teams from spending time in dangerous or frigid waters.

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

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

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

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

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.

Buffalo Police Diver Missing, Presumed Dead After Training Tragedy

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.

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

"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."

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

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.