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The boating laws of Mississippi are enforced by the officers of the MDWFP, the officers of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, U.S. Coast Guard officers, and any other authorized peace officers or law enforcement officers. They have the authority to stop and board vessels in order to check for compliance with state and federal laws. The USCG also has enforcement authority on all federally controlled waters.

Officers of the MDWFP, the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, USCG, and any other authorized law enforcement agencies have the right to stop and board vessels in order to check for compliance with state and federal laws.