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CCDR Operational Drill Schedule

Date
Time
Event Location OIC
 
     
01/07/18
0800
Drill - Ice Rescue Station 13 - Tilgman Lk Porter
01/14/18 0900 Ice Rescue Class Station 8 ------------
01/21/18 0715 Drill - Pool Session Station 13 - Lackey Porter
01/25/18
1900
Business Meeting Station 13 Winker
         
02/02/18
1900
Drill Station 13 - Marshall Hall D. Porter
02/06/18
1900
Executive Meeting SMRTC D. Porter
02/18/18
0800
Drill Station 13 - Slavens Dock Moyer
02/19/18
1900
County Chiefs Meeting SMRTC Porter
02/22/18
1900
Business Meeting Station 13 Winker
         
03/06/18
1900
Executive Meeting SMRTC D. Porter
03/09/18
1900
Drill Station 13 - Hampshire Lk Garrett
03/19/18
1900
County Chiefs Meeting SMRTC Porter
03/22/18
1900
Business Meeting Station 13 Winker
03/25/18 0800 Drill Station 13 - Aqualand Keating
         
04/03/18
1900
Executive Meeting SMRTC D. Porter
04/08/18 0800 Drill Station 13 - Masons Springs Upright
04/16/18
1900
County Chiefs Meeting SMRTC Porter
04/20/18 1900 Drill Station 13 - Sheffield Lk Keating
04/26/18
1900
Business Meeting Station 13 Winker
         
05/01/18 1900 Executive Meeting SMRTC D. Porter
05/06/18 0715 Drill - Pool Session Station 13 - Lackey Porter
05/21/18
1900
County Chiefs Meeting SMRTC Porter
05/24/18
1900
Business Meeting Station 13 Winker
         
         
         

In-House Training

Our mission is to serve the citizens of Charles County by providing properly trained and equipped divers to assist in underwater emergencies. Further, we shall always strive to raise public conscience concerning safety around water and ice.

  • Public Safety Diving is different from recreation and commercial diving.
  • Do not choose where and when to dive.
  • Water is usually cold with very poor visibility.
  • Typically operate with a single diver down.
  • These factors place tremendous emotional and psychological stresses on the divers.
  • We maintain a rigorous in house training program to keep the skills at a level necessary to operate safely and efficiently.
  • All divers and tenders must maintain minimum standards to stay operationally active.
  • PADI, NAUI, & Lifeguard Systems Certified Instructors on staff to facilitate diving certifications. Including:
    • Open Water
    • Advanced Open Water
    • Rescue Diver
    • Drysuit & Full Face Mask
    • Various Specialities
    • CPR, O2, & AED Provider

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Outside Training

  • CCDR has received nationally recognized training in the following areas:
    • Rapid Deployment Search and Rescue
    • Black-water Rescue & Recovery
    • Large Area Search and tending operations
    • Ice Rescue
    • Underwater Criminal Invest. / Homicide by Drowning
    • Dive Rescue
    • Small Boat Operations
    • Drysuit and Fullface Mask Diving
    • Swift Water and Flood Rescue
  • Training classes for public safety diver are uniquely specialized.
  • These classes are unavailable from local sources.
  • CCDR typically hosts classes every year or two.
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