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Tar River Dive Team

Provides highly qualified and trained volunteer assistance to public safety, emergency services agencies, other organizations and/or individuals in the search for drowning victims, vehicles or other items requested in waters of NC or surrounding states.

Every member plays a part & must train in that role. Dive tenders, note takers, divers, rescue divers, medical members & so on. Working hard to stay ready when they are called upon to assist.

Present day members of the team consist of current and former law enforcement officers, state credentialed EMS providers (EMT, AEMT, Paramedics), certified SONAR operators and specialty divers such as underwater crime scene.  In addition, the team is able to provide K9 handlers and K9’s for drowning, missing persons and crime scene.