learn advanced response protocols for subsurface crime scene investigation & evidence preservation

Underwater Crime Scene Technician II (UCSTII)
3 days (24 hours)
Recommended for:
 Certified divers and surface support personnel


  • Member of a public safety agency
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Proof of Dive Rescue 1 Specialist Certification or Underwater Crime Scene Technician I Certification
  • Students diving in dry suits must summit proof of dry suit training with registration
  • Complete RSTC Medical Statement  (including physician signature, if applicable)
Training Calendar & Map
Course Registration Form


Due to the sensitive information presented in Underwater Crime Scene Technician II, the course is only available to law enforcement personnel or persons sanctioned by a law enforcement agency to assist with evidence recovery*. Detailed information is presented regarding evidence documentation, preservation and crime scene processing, fingerprint recovery, laboratory parameters, photography, videography, and advanced search patterns. This course deals specifically with body recovery operations making the content graphic in nature.

*If you are not affiliated with a law enforcement agency, but would like to attend the UCSTII class, please contact DRI.  We would need a letter of endorsement from a law enforcement agency that states you have received training in crime scene processing, evidence documentation and preservation, and are required to complete these tasks through your public safety agency.

Note To Applicants
This program is designed for personnel who are physically fit. Participants are encouraged to participate after successfully completing the IADRS Watermanship Test or testing to a fitness level of 13 MET (Metabolic Equivalents) or greater. Participants with aerobic fitness questions or concerns should consult their physician prior to in-water training. Participants who have poor aerobic fitness may attend this program as surface support personnel with the approval of the instructor.

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