Coast Guard interdicts 12 migrants, suspected smuggler 11 miles east of Pompano Beach

The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge (WPC-1102) crew interdicted a westbound 25-foot Grady White pleasure craft with 13 people aboard. The cutter crew safely embarked seven Haitian males, three Haitian females, one Bahamian male and one female, along with the suspected smuggler, aboard the cutter. #bordersecurity #smuggling #maritimesecurity

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EU delivers on stronger European Border and Coast Guard to support Member States

The Council has officially adopted the Commission’s proposal to reinforce the European Border and Coast Guard. The European Border and Coast Guard Agency will have a standing corps of 10,000 border guards, a stronger mandate on returns and will also be able to cooperate more closely with non-EU countries, including those beyond the EU’s immediate neighbourhood. This will give the Agency the right level of ambition to respond to the challenges facing Europe in managing migration and its external borders.

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Air and Marine Operations Releases Strategic Vision

AMO Vision and Strategy 2030 establishes a renewed vision, mission, and five strategic goals to move AMO forward. AMO’s vision is to be the nation’s leading aviation and maritime law enforcement organization. The mission of AMO is to safeguard our nation by anticipating and confronting security threats through our aviation and maritime law enforcement expertise, innovative capabilities, and partnerships at the border and beyond. #bordersecurity

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