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Miami-Dade Public Safety Training Institute, 9601 NW 58th St, Doral, FL 33178
March 4, 2019 at 8:00am - March 15, 2019 at 5:00pm

Presented by the Miami-Dade Public Safety Training Institute


Location: Miami-Dade Public Safety Training Institute   

Lodging: Courtyard by Marriott Miami West, $145 Single/Double

This 2-week course is open to all officers assigned to a dive team in an official capacity within a criminal justice agency. Officers not assigned to a dive team in an official capacity may attend this course: however, their participation must be approved in advance by their agency and the Training Center Director.

Prior to entering this course, participants must possess current certifications and email the copies to the coordinator of the following:

  • Advanced Open Water SCUBA Diver
  • First Aid/CPR/AED
  • Oxygen Provider Certification
  • A Medical Statement Form must be completed by each participant

The course will combine classroom instruction with practical in-water application. The student will participate in the removal of vehicles from lakes, rock pits, and canals. Students will also search the hull of a freighter at the Port of Miami and participate in helocasting exercises. The student will be exposed to underwater search and recovery, underwater video and photography, underwater crime scene processing and the use of underwater lift bags. This is a salary incentive course for Florida officers. Students must provide a letter from their department stating if they are taking the course for Salary Incentive or Mandatory Re-Training credit. 

Should you have additional questions regarding the curriculum, please contact Officer Michael Mallon at    

Registration: Learn more and register online.

Rosa Holtz
Miami Dade Police Department
Specialized Training Unit

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Miami-Dade Police Department 2019 Training Catalog

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