Tim Andro

Tim is the founder, owner, and head certifying instructor of Northeast Public Safety Divers. Tim began diving in 2005 and became in SDI and ERDI instructor in 2015. Over the course of his extensive dive career, Tim has accrued over 100 individual dive certifications and logged over 3,000 dives to depths of up to 225'. Tim is also an active firefighter (since 1999) and public safety diver on the Mahwah Fire and Rescue Co #1 Dive Rescue team, where he is also the Coordinator of that team. In his position as coordinator, Tim has commanded dive operations for the FBI, US Coast Guard, NY & NJ Port Authority Police, and numerous other smaller jurisdictions. His expertise is widely recognized in the public safety dive community where he has been a speaker at dive conferences and has received the ERDI "Outstanding Instructor Award" for 2016, 2017, and 2018.

2022 PCARS COLLISION RECONSTRUCTION SEMINAR

MONDAY OCTOBER 24- WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 26, 2022 (8AM-5PM DAILY)LOCATION: BAYFRONT CONVENTION CENTERERIE, PENNSYLVANIA We are excited to be asked to fill in for Mike Berry owner of Underwater Criminal Investigators to speak at the event. We will be putting a car in the water for the first part of presentation, the second part will be …

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ERDI Ice & Thin Ice Diver Technician TWO WEEKENDS

Weekend #1 Feb 3 – 5, 2023 Weekend #2 Feb 24 – 26, 2023 We are Excited as the cold weather is coming… And that means it’s time for ice diving! THIS YEAR WE ARE VERY EXCITED TO INTRODUCE OUR THIN ICE TECHNICIAN PROGRAM!!!!! The Thin Ice Program was proudly designed by our staff and …

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ERDI Underwater Criminal Investigation Course Jan 7-8, 2023

Welcome to the first steps towards shedding mediocrity and stepping up your underwater evidence collection game – We’re glad you’re here!! There is a lot of information contained on this page… so make sure you get to the bottom. What is this course about? The purpose of the ERDI Underwater Crime Scene Investigations program is …

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NePSD Staff Finished PADI IEC

Tim, John, and Eric have been very busy the last few month working on completing their PADI instructor program. This past weekend they finished the program and are now certified as PADI instructors. As many know we are loyal to ERDI and the programs we built, we did this to be able to provide our …

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Let’s Find A Cannon

We got contacted by the Bergen County Historical Society https://www.bergencountyhistory.org/ to help search for their missing cannon. This place is packed full of history and we feel lucky to be able to help. This will be an on going project as the conditions are very challenging, we will only be able to dive the site …

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NePSD Certifies Canadian Public Safety Divers

After four years of planning and fund raising by the host team, our Canada trip is finally a wrap! And what a week it was! This trip had humble beginnings in the form of a simple email asking if Northeast Public Safety Divers would travel to Alberta, Canada to teach public safety divers in the …

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NJ Transit ERDI PSD Program, Oct 9/10 & 22/23, 2022

We are very excited to bring our full ERDI PSD program to the NJ Transit Dive Team this coming fall. We will be conducting Full Face Mask, Drysuit, and Tender, along with ERDI 1. This is a lecture and hands-on intensive course designed to provide students with the necessary skills to be operational Public Safety …

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NePSD Staff heads to Georgia for the UCI College

Tim and John spent the last week working along side legendary Mike Berry https://www.ucidiver.com/mike-berry. We had the pleasure of working with 19 amazing students over the course of the week. It was also a really humbling experiences to work along side Mike and his incredible staff. We have big thing coming down the line, Stay …

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