Dive Team

The York County Sheriff's Office Dive Team is comprised of officers with varying duties and responsibilities within the agency who, in addition to their regular duties, are selected to train in dive operations and who respond to any water related emergency such as drowning or evidence recovery.

The Dive Team members hold certifications ranging from Basic Open Water Diver to Advanced Open Water Diver and Rescue Diver. The Dive Team also has members trained in basic and advanced swift water rescue to respond to swift water and flooding situations.


Lt. Nick Schifferle Dive Team Commander
Cpl. Ried Whitesides is the Swift Water Rescue Team Leader