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Shiprider program proves key to successful law enforcement on Great Lakes

U.S.-Canada Shiprider patrol on Detroit River

“This is a great success for the Shiprider program, and it comes on the heels of an operation last month in which U.S. and Canadian law enforcement exercised the very same cross-border interdiction capabilities and authorities as used for this case,” said Capt. Scott Lemasters, commander of Coast Guard Sector Detroit. “We couldn’t be more pleased with the result.”

Preparing for the worst-case scenario

Detroit Princess

Smallboat crews bring in victim actors participating in Detroit River Readiness 2011 to Milliken State Park to be triaged and treated by awaiting emergency medical crews Aug. 23, 2011. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Kyle N. Niemi. With this week’s 5.9-magnitude earthquake felt along the U.S. East Coast and Hurricane Irene inching

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