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Diver with shotgunThank you for your interest in Public Safety Diving! At UCI, we look forward to assisting you in your Public Safety Dive training. UCI specializes in training police, fire, rescue, commercial and military personnel from all over the world to be professional Underwater Criminal Investigators.

These specially trained divers provide a vital service by responding as an extension of the law enforcement community. They are uniquely qualified to provide recovery diving services, otherwise known as "underwater criminal investigations." This capability is the most requested service for any public safety dive team.  

UCI is not your "average" public safety dive training company. For example:

  • UCI is the recognized experts in underwater criminalUCI Cert1 investigations.
  • UCI Instructors are all sworn law enforcement officers and dive team leaders that are selected based on their years of experience and expertise in underwater criminal investigations.
  • UCI courses are approved for GI Bill Benefits to help prepare our veterans for a public safety career.
  • UCI is the only training company in the world that integrates real missions recovering real criminal evidence as part of the training!
  • UCI is the ONLY PSD Training company that offers the Master Underwater Criminal Investigator  certification as well as the Master Public Safety Diver certification.
  • UCI certifications NEVER expire and are recognized worldwide!

As you can see, UCI takes our dive training responsibility very seriously. When we certify you as an Underwater Criminal Investigator, you are an Underwater Criminal Investigator! With all the skills and knowledge required to participate as a true professional criminal investigator who specializes in an underwater environment. M0010281

Our courses are "performance based" which allows us to build a solid foundation in your public safety diving skills and  knowledge. To practice and expand your abilities, we offer a full range of continuing education programs that specifically address your needs as a Public Safety Diver.

Did you know UCI's website is the largest PSD website in the world! It's designed to provide you with vital tools, information, photographs, and forms for your convenience.

Every underwater recovery, be it victim or evidentiary in nature has a high potential of involving a criminal investigation. In fact, underwater criminal investigations is the most active part of public safety diving. So, having highly trained Underwater Criminal Investigators poised and ready to meet today's challenges has never been so important.

Underwater criminal investigations requires a special breed of public safety diver. Men and women who can not only handle the stresses of working in harsh and unforgiving environments but who can respond as trained professional divers Vehicle liftingwho are an extension of the criminal investigative team. These capabilities and services are essential for today's public safety agencies.

If your goal is to become a true professional in this field, the training you receive must not be watered down and taught by mass produced "so-called" Public Safety Diving Instructors. Your instructor's professional experience and qualifications is the key ingredient to any successful training program. These requirements mean very little to some training agencies and instructors anymore, but mean EVERYTHING to UCI!

UCI would like to assist you in meeting the challenges of today's public safety divers and direct your training in underwater criminal investigation. We invite you therefore, to become a part of our family of highly trained and certified  Underwater Criminal Investigators: a family of dedicated professionals, committed to the protection of the citizens for whom we serve. God Bless.

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