Buffalo Police Underwater Recovery Team
LT. Mark Michalek - URT Commander

The Buffalo Police Underwater Recovery Team is on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week to
provide the public with the best, well educated divers, ready at anytime to go anywhere for any water related rescue or recovery.

Police URT diving is demanding and hazardous. The URT performs dive operations in all types of water, ranging from rivers, ponds, lakes and creeks.  Dive Team must be prepared to dive under any conditions, hot, cold, rain or snow.

 

     Types of duties performed by the Buffalo Police Underwater Recovery Team
     -    Human and animal rescue - recovery
     -    Weapons - Evidence recovery
     -    Underwater crime scene investigations
     -    Vehicles, boats - recovery
     -    Swift water - River rescue
     -    Ice rescue - Ice diving recovery
     -    Flood evacuation


Buffalo Police Underwater Recovery Team Dive July 9, 2008
Photos Contributed by Alan "A.J." Ortiz










Kyler Ortiz Checking Out The Action



















 


 





 

 


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