James Finneran

SDI Master SCUBA Diver
ERDI Supervisor

James began his career in public safety when he joined the Chester (NY) fire department in 2006, before moving to the Mahwah Fire Dept. (NJ) and joining Fire Rescue Co. #1. 

In 2015, James began his public safety diving career and through perseverance and a willingness to dive as often as possible, rose to become a lead diver for Co #1 and Assistant Dive Coordinator.



  • Open Water


  • Advanced Scuba Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Search and Recovery
  • Master Diver


  • Tender Tech
  • Dry Suit
  • Full Face Mask
  • ERDI I
  • Night Diver 
  • Ice Diver
  • Contaminated Water
  • Underwater Crime Scene Investigator (UCI)
  • ERDI Supervisor
  • ERDI Hull Searching Ops

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Our Professional Training Cadre is 100% Mobile To You

Northeast Public Safety Divers is a premiere public safety dive training company that offers a variety of SDI and ERDI certification courses to recreational and public safety divers, from basic all the way through Supervisor, with a large catalog of specialties. Our operation is mobile and we will bring an entire certification course to your department or area.

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