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10 Police officers complete advanced marine diving course

By IGIHE
On 14 December 2023 at 07:37

Ten Police marine divers, on Tuesday, December 12, completed a two-week advanced marine diving course conducted in Lake Kivu in Rubavu District.

The training on Police techniques and methodologies for scuba diving in low visibility condition and emergency response, was facilitated by Carabinieri Scuba trainers

The pass-out held on the shores of Lake Kivu was characterized with exercise demonstrations on emergency rescue of a drowning person and recovery of a missing object.

Trainees used advanced search techniques, methods and hydrostatic lifting flask, a special lifting tool, to retrieve a heavy object from 21 metres deep.

The Commanding Officer for Police Marine unit, Assistant Commissioner of Police ACP Elias Mwesigye, thanked the trainers for the energy and commitment that made the course a success.

He also commended the trainees for the discipline and urged them to continuously practice what they have learnt to hone their skills and to deliver marine services professionally.


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