Chief Dave Pearsall
The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office Dive Team consists of 12 members from:
The Team responds to water related events such as:
Underwater crime scenes
Swift water rescue
The Dive Team is trained in:
Zero visibility diving
Ship hull search
High angle rescue
Our team averages 30 calls for service per year.
The team is equipped with video and underwater communication
A scanning sonar was recently purchased to assist the team in underwater searches in low visibility conditions.
We also respond to assist other agencies when called upon.