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Underwater Search and Recovery Team
|Address: 304 Albemarle Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23322|
The Underwater Search and Recovery Team is comprised of officers from the Police Department. Officers assigned to the Team do so in addition to their regular duties and on a volunteer basis. Members of the Team are responsible for providing underwater search and recovery of drowning victims, evidence to a crime, and items deemed a hazard to navigation. The Team also provides rescue services to victims of water accidents. Additionally, the Underwater Search and Recovery Team provides demonstrations for public relations functions, including school career days and Crime Council functions. The Team uses sophisticated diving equipment, including dry suits and full-face masks with underwater communications.