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JW Fishers’ ROVs Used by Public Safety, Other Professions

JW Fishers' SeaOtter and SeaLion ROV systems are often used to locate drowning victims with attached sonar systems to search for ships lost at sea; or to conduct inspections on submerged tanks, dams, and water intake pipes. JW Fishers has been providing operators with top of the line ROV systems for more than 30 years.

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Submersible Robots

Like tactical and bomb squad robots on land, remotely operated vehicles (ROV) can go places that it is dangerous for officers to go and protect their users from hazards. They also save agencies money by reducing the need for dive team operations to recover bodies and evidence.

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.

Robots: Remote Control Recon

Technology available to law enforcement agencies has vastly changed how officers conduct operations. And robots are a large part of this advancement.

JW Fishers' Side Scan Sonar Adds Clarity to Underwater Searches

Side Scan SONAR devices allow images of the ocean floor to be viewed as if one is looking through a window. It "removes the water" to provide the operator with a bird's-eye view of their target.

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.

JW Fishers' Side Scan Sonar Uncovers History

The Fulton County (NY) Sheriff's Department purchased a JW Fishers dual frequency side scan system and has found some interesting things, including the foundation and well of an old house in Sacandaga Lake.

JW Fishers ROVs Used by Agencies Throughout New York

JW Fishers supports New York public safety agencies' missions by supplying them with the Remote Operated Vehicles (ROVs) needed to successfully examine the many waterways throughout the state.

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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.