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Thames Valley Police

Specialist Search and Recovery Team

The Specialist Search and Recovery Team (SSRT) is involved in far more than diving.

The SSRT is a specialist team with training and expertise in search and recovery in hazardous environments. It works over land and under water, searching for and recovering items such as firearms, drugs, property, explosives and missing persons.

The team is made up of eight officers – one sergeant and seven constables – plus one police staff dive technician. The unit is involved in around 350 operations each year.

Thurs 22nd Sept @ 8pm (doors 7.30)

Open to the general public.


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Oxford BSAC present a talk about Shark Tagging by Dr Ken Collinsuk-shark-tagging

Senior Research Fellow at the School of Ocean and Earth Science, University of Southampton, National Oceanography Centre

The programme is aimed at sport shark anglers who record, tag and release the sharks that they catch.

How to Sex a Shark
What we hope to achieve
How Tagging Works
Why Tagging?
Weigh slings
What to do if you catch a tagged shark
Followed by questions and answers

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Royal Navy Presentation

Royal-Navy-presentation-3thOn Thursday 28th July the Royal Navy came to visit us at Oxford BSAC to give us a talk on what the Navy do.

The evening consisted of a fast action film presentation intermingled with facts and figures given by 4 members of the Royal Navy and Marines. It was very interesting and I think we all learnt a lot about the Navy by the end of the evening.

Oxford BSAC is lucky enough to have a clubhouse which is used for lectures, pre-dive meetings, social nights and equipment storage including our own compressor, but the clubhouse costs us quite a bit to rent each year.

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