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Coast Guard intelligence is the Intelligence branch of the United States Coast Guard. Canadian Coast Guard ship and helicopter A coast guard is an organization devoted to saving the lives of shipwrecked mariners or people in danger at sea. ...

The agency was formed during prohibition as a way to stop alcohol runners. Its ability has grown with time and now is one of the leading agencies involved with drug smuggling and counter-terror operations.

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The United States Coast Guard is a military, multi-mission, maritime service within the Homeland Security Department and one of the nation's five armed services.
Coast Guard Intelligence is unique in that it is the only IC member whose parent agency is both an armed force and a service organization with broad enforcement authorities.
The Coast Guard stands ready to protect the nation, provide unique intelligence, and ensure that the ports, waterways, and coasts are safe and secure.
KOMO : Seattle Gets First Of 4 Coast Guard 'SWAT' Teams (622 words)
Coast Guard intelligence workers poring over the cargo, passenger and crew lists of the 10,000 vessels that make U.S. port calls each year will flag certain vessels or people, and a security team will fly in.
The Coast Guard is responsible for security at 361 U.S. ports, as well as on the country's 95,000 miles of coastline.
The rules change is in part to guard against attacks similar to the one on the USS Cole, bombed by a small boat in the Yemeni port of Aden.
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