The Standard
in Public Safety Diving

With over 200 years of combined experience, Code 3 Divers and Training is a public safety dive team working with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, fire departments, tow companies, and our local communities throughout the state of Florida. Learning to dive or enhancing your skills? Do it with the best in the industry.

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Code 3 Divers

Code 3 Divers & Training is a professional underwater dive team specializing in search and recovery, public safety diver (PSD) training, recertification, and recreational certifications.

Our certified divers are specially trained to handle advanced underwater search and recovery operations in addition to providing continuing education, training, and recertification assistance to federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies and fire department dive teams. Our team of divers also provides recreational diving opportunities, including open water certifications and advanced certifications to our local communities. Any skill level is welcome! Code 3 Divers has been serving the public and partnering with first responders since 2015 and is headquartered in Plantation, Florida, with two satellite operations located in Port St. Lucie, Florida and Port Charlotte Florida.

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Search & Recovery

Underwater search and recovery operations is what we do. Our team of professional, certified, and talented divers have numerous hours of practical experience searching for and recovering vehicles and crime scene evidence. We are on call 24/7.

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Training

If search and recovery is what we do, training is what we preach. We work with all levels of law enforcement agencies, fire departments, and tow companies to provide continuing education and training. This includes recreational divers, of any skill level, as well.

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Recertification

If you're a public safety diver, police or fire department looking for additional training or recertification, we can provide you or your team advanced level training to make sure you're ready for recertification to make sure you're prepared for the next dive call.

Recreational

New to SCUBA diving or building on your existing skill set? We can help! Our team of certified divers are SDI certified SCUBA instructors. Whether it's your open water certification or advanced, our hands-on approach will ensure you're ready for any diving adventure.

 
 

The Team

Each Code 3 diver has been trained as an ERDI public safety diver and must have ERDI 1 and 2 certifications following OSHA and NFPA standards. We also have state certified FDLE & ERDI crime scene technicians on staff. Additionally, team members are certified and trained to use a full-face mask (including wireless & hardwired communications), dry suit and under water rigging equipment before participating in any dive operations. Code 3 divers are required to attend monthly training taught by Code 3 Divers PSD instructors in order to maintain a standard of proficiency and knowledge.

 

Code 3 Divers has access to multiple marine vessels in both the public and private sector working with police and fire departments as well as the United States Coast Guard and maritime towing companies. Our inflatables and Rescue One Connector dive boats are equipped with side-scan and down-scan sonar technology and marine band radios.

The Code 3 Divers equipment trailer is stocked with sate-of-the-art gear to support all dive operations. It is self contained with 12v and 110 power, A/C, freshwater systems, computers and on-board WiFi. Along with standard dive BCDs, tanks, and regulators, Code 3 divers use underwater digital cameras and metal detectors along with our DJI Mavic 2 drones for aerial survey and reconnaissance missions.

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Diver & Instructor

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Diver & Incident Command

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● Adam

Diver

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Diver & Controller

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● Mary

Mid-West Training Coord.

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Dive Supervisor & Dive Master

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Dive Supervisor

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Diver & Instructor

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● Ryan

Diver

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Accountability

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Diver & LEO Liaison

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● Jordan

Dive Master

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● Sebastian

Dive Master

Jesse

Diver & Instructor Trainer

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● Chris B.

Diver & Instructor

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 Kevin K.

Diver & IT

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● Robbie

Alligator Trapper

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Dive Master

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● Duke

Diver & Marine Operations

James

Diver & Instructor Trainer

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● Michael J.

Diver

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 Alex

Diver

 
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Code 3 Divers Stats

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Years in Business

~150

Vehicles Recovered

24

Team Members

200+

Years of Combined Experience

11

Agencies Trained

"Together with our communities and first responder partners, Code 3 Divers is prepared to assist whenever and wherever we are needed while continuing to educate and train those who swore an oath to protect life and property."

- Louis, Owner

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