14 U.S. Code § 95 - Special agents of the Coast Guard Investigative Service law enforcement authority
(1) A special agent of the Coast Guard Investigative Service designated under subsection (b) has the following authority:
(B) To execute and serve any warrant or other process issued under the authority of the United States.
(C) To make arrests without warrant for—
(b) The Commandant may designate to have the authority provided under subsection (a) any special agent of the Coast Guard Investigative Service whose duties include conducting, supervising, or coordinating investigation of criminal activity in programs and operations of the United States Coast Guard.
Source(Added Pub. L. 100–448, § 10(a),Sept. 28, 1988, 102 Stat. 1842; amended Pub. L. 105–383, title II, § 205(a),Nov. 13, 1998, 112 Stat. 3415; Pub. L. 107–296, title XVII, § 1704(a),Nov. 25, 2002, 116 Stat. 2314; Pub. L. 112–213, title II, § 217(2),Dec. 20, 2012, 126 Stat. 1557.)
2012—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 112–213struck out “of Homeland Security” after “Secretary”.
2002—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 107–296substituted “of Homeland Security” for “of Transportation”.
1998—Pub. L. 105–383substituted “Special agents of the Coast Guard Investigative Service law enforcement authority” for “Civilian agents authorized to carry firearms” as section catchline and amended text generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary with the approval of the Attorney General, civilian special agents of the Coast Guard may carry firearms or other appropriate weapons while assigned to official investigative or law enforcement duties.”
Effective Date of 2002 Amendment