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MAY 2019

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38 P O L I C E M AY 2 019 F or more than 50 years, JW Fishers has specialized in the design and man- ufacture of underwater search equipment for police, fire and rescue, commercial, military, and other search applications worldwide. JW Fishers' diverse product line includes diver-held and boat-towed metal detectors, marine magnetometers, underwater camera systems, ROVs, cable trackers, acoustic pingers, a pinger receiver, sector scan sonars, and side scan sonars. In particular, JWF's sonar systems, ROVs, and its award-winning handheld metal detectors have proven to be very useful in police, military, and fire and rescue operations. ROVS e flagship products of the JW Fishers video line are two high-tech, eco- nomically priced ROVs: the SeaOtter-2 and the SeaLion-2. ese highly maneuverable remote-controlled ve- hicles each have four motors that pro- vide sufficient power to work in ocean currents with depth ratings of up to 1,000 feet. e SeaLion-2 boasts even more thrust with a "power boost" feature that provides the ROV with an extra burst of speed in high current situations. e 2,200-lumen LED lighting provides vivid images in low-visibility environ- ments. e high-resolution front and rear color cameras both have pan and HELP YOU FIND EVIDENCE, BODIES UNDER WATER MY TECHNOLOGY CAN... JW FISHERS' SUBMERSIBLE TOOLS CAN BE USED TO FIND SUNKEN OBJECTS AND SPARE DIVE TEAMS FROM SPENDING TIME IN DANGEROUS OR FRIGID WATERS. H BRIAN SMITH FISHER WHAT DOES MY TECH DO? JW Fishers' ROVs can find evidence such as firearms or even bodies under water, protecting law enforcement dive teams from dangerous current and pollution. PHOTO: JW FISHERS

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