The Rome Township Special Operations Unit capacity is one of rescue and recovery. The Unit has the ability to put divers in the water for a multitude of operations. Whether it be a rescue or recovery, we have the expertise to conduct an efficient and speedy operation. The Unit also has the resources for recovery including items used in crimes, vehicles, small boats, etc, with lifting operations up to 4000 pounds non buoyant weight. The Unit also has divers trained in Underwater Crime Scene Operations. This includes proper technique for evidence recovery, body recovery, vehicle, etc.
As the team relies on its members to supply the associated equipment, any and all contributions would be gladly accepted.
If you are in need of divers, contact us...
- If you are a local emergency organization, contact Athens County Central Communications (911) and ask for the Rome Township Special Operations Unit, and they will page us.