The Chambers County Alabama Sheriff's Office Underwater Search and Recovery Team (Dive Team) is a public safety diving organization. Dive Team operations include initiating search and recovery operations in underwater environments, locating and investigating underwater crime scenes, documenting and retrieving evidentiary items from the water, and assisting in the investigation of water related crimes. The dive team conducts both land and boat based operations in a variety of challenging bodies of water within Chambers County and surrounding communities. The Dive Team’s primary focus on any operation is safety.

Currently the Dive Team is comprised of twelve divers. To be a member of the Dive Team on active dive status, candidates must demonstrate their abilities in a pool environment, and be a certified open water diver through an internationally recognized diving organization. Candidates must also demonstrate that they are comfortable in zero visibility and black water environments. Once selected, divers are certified in advanced, rescue diving, search and recovery operations, enriched air, deep water dive, dry suit diving, and underwater communications. The Dive Team trains on a quarterly plus basis refining skills and proficiency. In addition, orientation dives are routinely conducted at various locations throughout Chambers and surrounding counties. The Dive Team is available on a call-out basis to all agencies within Chambers County, and its surrounding jurisdictions.

Public safety diving is an exciting, challenging, and rewarding field. It is also considered to be one of the most hazardous that requires a strong commitment. Members of the Chambers County Sheriff's Dive Team are highly motivated and professional, and are committed to safety. The Dive Team is considered an elite group within the Sheriff’s Department and membership is highly competitive. 

The current Dive Team includes members who have achieved the following higher dive/safety certifications: Dive Instructor (PADI), Dive Master (PADI), Master Diver (SSI), Dive Hyperbaric Medical Technician (DMT), DAN (Divers Alert Network) Instructor and National Registry Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT).