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Missouri State Water Patrol patch

The boating laws of Missouri are enforced by the officers of the MSHP, USCG, and any other authorized law enforcement agency. They have the authority to stop and board vessels in order to check for compliance with state and federal laws. USCG officers also patrol and have enforcement authority on federally controlled waters.

Missouri State Water Patrol boat
Officers of the MSHP, USCG officers, and any other authorized peace officer or law enforcement officer have the right to stop and board vessels in order to check for compliance with state and federal laws.