Florida Fish and Wildlife Dive Teams Designed Around Unique Law Enforcement Responsibilities
By Space Coast Daily // August 10, 2020
provide underwater presence, special response in Florida’s underwater environment
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Did you know our Division of Law Enforcement includes highly-trained divers? FWC’s professional Dive Teams are made up of officers of various ranks who are prepared to respond to everything from boating accidents to rescue and recovery.
Don’t become a statistic, follow these tips to stay safe on the water: pick a sober boat operator, wear your life jacket, tell someone where you are going and when you will return and always keep an eye on the weather!
The dive teams are designed around the FWC’s unique law enforcement responsibilities, specialized equipment, and specially trained personnel.
FWC Dive Teams have the capability of providing an underwater presence and special response in Florida’s underwater environment.
The dive team is prepared to respond to boating accidents, derelict vessels, evidence recovery, body recovery, homeland security threats and other mission needs in an underwater capacity.
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