Homeland Security: Coast Guard Operations - Background and Issues for Congress [January 9, 2006] [open pdf - 64KB]
"The Coast Guard is the lead federal agency for maritime homeland security. The Coast Guard's homeland security operations pose several potential issues for Congress, including adequacy of Coast Guard resources for performing both homeland security and non-homeland security missions, and Coast Guard coordination with other agencies involved in maritime homeland security. This report will be updated as events warrant."
CRS Report for Congress, RS21125