About Crossmon Consulting

Tom Crossmon has traveled internationally and worked with emergency departments, historical societies and media over decades.

Our specialty is ROV and Side Scan Sonar for search and training.

Tom Crossmon formed Crossmon Consulting in 2008 with the goal of helping families by performing difficult drowning victim recovery. Tom brings his 30 plus years of experience as a member of the St. Louis County Rescue Squad based out of St. Louis County, Minnesota. Dave Phillips also has 30 plus years of law enforcement experience with the St. Louis County, Minnesota, Sheriff’s Office. Together, they offer immense technical expertise in Side Scan Sonar and Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) operation and training.

Our company history is comprised of substantiated experience in cases and projects of various sorts for:




During early development, in addition to search and recovery, and light salvage, demand grew from public safety agencies to learn more on utilizing sonar and ROV equipment for drowning victim recovery. This resulted in the development of various training seminar programs. 

Crossmon Consulting offers training seminars worldwide on side scan sonar and ROV usage for equipment dating from earlier models up to the most technologically advanced. Often times historical images are found, image captured, and documented ranging from train wrecks to shipwrecks, to be utilized by historical societies throughout the U.S. and Canada. With every case and project, Crossmon Consulting continues to progress its expert services for search and recovery, salvage, and training.

Crossmon Consulting is available for emergencies 24 hours a day, every day. Feel free to contact us by phone and email. We respond promptly to all your requests and provide the information you need moving forward.


Our Services

Leading the way in Side Scan Sonar Training

Tom Crossmon has traveled throughout the USA and internationally on drowning victim recovery searches.

Our training is based on in-depth knowledge and equipment use ongoing within some of the most challenging environments.

Our service to the families of drowning victims is performed for only the cost of expenses.


There are many factors that may require our advanced level of skill, expertise, and equipment. Our goal is to assist families and public safety agencies in problematic recovery cases, such as in deep water or those with cluttered bottoms and debris. Often times, local authorities and officials call us about drowning victim recovery.


With our specialty equipment including Side Scan Sonar and Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), we are typically able to locate objects within a shorter timeframe. Crossmon Consulting can search for most anything, even within difficult underwater terrains. For additional information about our salvage projects .


We stake our reputation on the quality and accuracy of our training services in the use of Sonar Equipment and Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs). The training we provide is always up-to-date and reliable. Our company services are dependable. Crossmon Consulting has 20 plus years of experience in the proper use of Side Scan Sonar Equipment and over 10 years of experience in the use of ROVs.


Crossmon Consulting has world training expertise on side scan sonar equipment. Our decades of experience within various terrains amongst some of the toughest situations has given us invaluable insight on Side Scan Sonar Equipment setup, care, transporting and mostly, usage.

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