This past week, members of the Darien Police Marine Division conducted a familiarization training on Long Island Sound. The Marine Division is a fully staffed unit of the Darien Police Department. The Division operates seven days a week from May to October and during the winter months is maintained and available for emergencies twenty-four hours a day.
The drills they conducted included:
Vessel Pursuit, engagement & boarding techniques (Use of Darien Boat Club Vessel)
Following Suspect Vessel
Approaching a Stopped Vessel
Best Practices- Tying to Suspect Vessel / Boarding procedure