How do I report someone to the Coast Guard?
First, call the National Response Center at 877-24WATCH. For immediate danger to life or property, call 911, or call the U. S. Coast Guard on Marine Channel 16.
Is Coast Guard considered law enforcement?
Douglas A. Munro Coast Guard Headquarters Building, Washington, D.C., U.S. The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is the maritime security, search and rescue, and law enforcement service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country’s eight uniformed services.
What happens if you call the Coast Guard?
The Coast Guard will send out a rescue boat (or, sometimes, a helicopter) in response to any Mayday call, or in special cases where your boat has a dangerous mechanical problem, where someone onboard has a serious medical problem, where the weather is worsening rapidly, or when it’s getting dark.
What is the Coast Guard salary?
All active-duty enlisted members entering the Coast Guard start out making approximately $20,000 annually. This is just basic pay. Members may also be entitled to other allowances depending on their status.
What is the Coast Guard age limit?
Age Limits for Enlisting
You must be at least 17 to enlist in any branch of the active military. The oldest you can be to enlist for active duty in each branch is: Coast Guard: 31. Marines: 28.