Under Water Recovery Team

The Underwater Search and Recovery Team (Dive Team) is a joint operation between the Lorain Police Department, Lorain Fire Department and the Lorain Police Auxiliary.  The team consists of a group of highly trained divers proficient in the use SCUBA and other underwater systems.  It is responsible for underwater search and recovery operations on Lake Erie and in other bodies of water within the boundaries of the City of Lorain. Underwater search and recovery operations encompass underwater criminal investigations, the recovery of bodies and property, and other operations which by their nature fall into the scope of duties and obligations of the Lorain Police Department.