Coast Guard suspends search for missing 19-year-old man in St. Clair River

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 19-year-old man in St. Clair River
CLEVELAND — Coast Guard crews suspended their search Monday night for a man missing in St. Clair River since Sunday afternoon. Missing is 19-year-old Brady Morton who was last seen getting off his raft, going under the water and not resurfacing in the vicinity of Malcolm Marine while participating in the Port Huron, Michigan, “Float Down” event. “Suspending a search and rescue...

Coast Guard rescues 5 in two separate incidents near Alexandria Bay, N.Y.

Coast Guard rescues 5 in two separate incidents near Alexandria Bay, N.Y.
CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard rescued five individuals in two separate incidents near Alexandria Bay, New York, in the past 24 hours. At about 3:30 p.m., Friday, a swimmer who was too tired to get back to shore signaled distress to a boat crew from Coast Guard Station Alexandria Bay, aboard a 25-foot response boat. The boat crew pulled the swimmer, a Canadian citizen, out of the water and returned...

U.S., Canadian Coast Guards work together to protect shared border

U.S., Canadian Coast Guards work together to protect shared border
CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police concluded a two-day joint law enforcement operation Sunday along the shared international border at the St. Lawrence Seaway. Personnel from the RCMP’s marine unit in Kingston, Ontario, and Coast Guard Station Alexandria Bay, located on Wellesley Island, N.Y., conducted the patrols as part of the collaborative program known...

Coast Guard and RCMP conduct first Shiprider patrol of 2014 Great Lakes boating season

Coast Guard and RCMP conduct first Shiprider patrol of 2014 Great Lakes boating season
CLEVELAND — A Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Mounted Police law enforcement boat crew conducted the first Shiprider patrol of the 2014 Great Lakes boating season, Thursday, in Lake Erie. The Shiprider Program allows U.S. and Canadian maritime law enforcement officers to embark together on joint patrols to integrate operations on and near shared maritime borders. Law enforcement officers from Coast...

US – Canadian ‘shiprider’ training integrates crew, combats cross-border crime

US - Canadian 'shiprider' training integrates crew, combats cross-border crime
CHARLESTON, S.C. – At a media event Tuesday, U.S. Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Mounted Police students demonstrated a vessel boarding exercise for their “Shiprider” training at the Coast Guard Maritime Law Enforcement Academy located at the Federal Law Enforcement Centers in Charleston, S.C. The graduation ceremony Wednesday marks the culmination of eight days of maritime law enforcement–based...

Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Mounted Police to sign regional agreement to combat cross-border crime

Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Mounted Police to sign regional agreement to combat cross-border crime
BOSTON — U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. Dan Abel, commander of the U.S. 1st Coast Guard District, and Assistant Commissioner Roger Brown, commanding officer of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police “J” Division, are scheduled to meet at U.S. Coast Guard Station Eastport, Maine, to formally sign the Eastern Region International Cross-Border Maritime Law Enforcement Operations, also known as Shiprider,...

U.S., Canadian crews conduct joint law enforcement operation along shared border

U.S., Canadian crews conduct joint law enforcement operation along shared border
CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police concluded a three-day joint law enforcement operation Sunday along the shared international border at the St. Lawrence Seaway. Personnel from the RCMP’s maritime unit in Kingston, Ontario, and Coast Guard Station Alexandria Bay, located on Wellesley Island, N.Y., conducted the patrols as part of the collaborative program known...

Coast Guard partners with Canadian Royal Mounted Police to conduct cross-border law enforcement

Coast Guard partners with Canadian Royal Mounted Police to conduct cross-border law enforcement
BOSTON — Members from Coast Guard Station Eastport, Maine and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Maritime Unit in St. Andrews, New Brunswick, conducted a joint law enforcement patrol along the St. Croix River on Aug. 26 and 27. The patrol is part of the newly approved Integrated Cross-Border Maritime Law Enforcement Operation, which strengthens maritime security in shared U.S. and Canadian waterways...

Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Mounted Police law enforcement crews conduct binational training

Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Mounted Police law enforcement crews conduct binational training
CLEVELAND — U.S. Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Mounted Police law enforcement crews conducted smallboat training Monday and Tuesday in the vicinity of the shared border near Detroit and Windsor, Ontario, Canada. This training was conducted in preparation of regularized operations — once administrative protocols and binational agreements are fully authorized. Detroit/Windsor will be one of two...