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The Underwater Investigations Unit was established to supplement the overall effectiveness of the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office. 


It is comprised of a Dive Team and a Side Scan Sonar Team The purpose of the Underwater Investigations Unit is to provide capabilities beyond the scope of normal deputies.


Click on the appropriate links on this page to view specifics and photographs of these teams.