Citizen’s Action Network ?
Also known as C.A.N.
The Coast Guard is:
the C.A.N. “National Program Manager”




They Appointed the Auxiliary as their, “National Liaison”
Why the Coast Guard needs C.A.N.




The U S has 300,000 square miles of shoreline to watch …..
That Security is the job of the
  U. S. Coast Guard & Auxiliary.




They can’t do it alone, and need you.
U.S. Coast Guard Commandant instruction
16618.8 established the America’s Waterway
 Watch program on February 10, 2005.


...
C.A.N.
Is a group of volunteers dedicated to the guardianship of
America’s waterways.




C.A.N. needs members who live in...
If you are a:
• tow boat operator
• marina operator,
• or otherwise live or work
     around America's waterways,
• the Co...
What CAN members do:
Fill out a CAN application.

Be available when the Coast Guard calls to:

•    Give whatever informat...
Citizen’s Action Network Application Form

• By submitting this form, you are agreeing to the
  release of your informatio...
The Coast Guard maintains a
            CAN member database…

       C itiz e n A c tio n N e tw o rk (C A N )




Data is...
The Auxiliary
 would like to offer
 training to all CAN
 members.



Auxiliary CAN members can be given special equipment
...
What C.A.N. is not:




• C.A.N. does not emphasize that individuals engage in
  surveillance or other activities that are...
CAN members will
be supplied with a
guide book.
The Waterway Watch Hotline is:
             (877) 24-WATCH




Dial 911 or Channel 16 on your VHF radio if it’s an emergen...
These CAN Websites can lead to many more
         http://aww-can.blogspot.com/
   http://www.americaswaterwaywatch.org/

O...
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Why The Coast Guard Needs Can

  1. 1. Citizen’s Action Network ?
  2. 2. Also known as C.A.N.
  3. 3. The Coast Guard is: the C.A.N. “National Program Manager” They Appointed the Auxiliary as their, “National Liaison”
  4. 4. Why the Coast Guard needs C.A.N. The U S has 300,000 square miles of shoreline to watch …..
  5. 5. That Security is the job of the U. S. Coast Guard & Auxiliary. They can’t do it alone, and need you.
  6. 6. U.S. Coast Guard Commandant instruction 16618.8 established the America’s Waterway Watch program on February 10, 2005. The program’s purpose is to raise national awareness among those who work, live, or recreate on or near the water.
  7. 7. C.A.N. Is a group of volunteers dedicated to the guardianship of America’s waterways. C.A.N. needs members who live in view of navigable waterways, to assist the Coast Guard with their missions.
  8. 8. If you are a: • tow boat operator • marina operator, • or otherwise live or work around America's waterways, • the Coast Guard wants your help in keeping these areas safe. You can do this by participating in C.A.N.
  9. 9. What CAN members do: Fill out a CAN application. Be available when the Coast Guard calls to: • Give whatever information they’re capable of, to aid the Coast Guard in their mission. • Report anything that seems unusual on the waterways to the Coast Guard.
  10. 10. Citizen’s Action Network Application Form • By submitting this form, you are agreeing to the release of your information to the U.S. Coast Guard. • This applications gives location and other details about the member’s residence to the Coast Guard.
  11. 11. The Coast Guard maintains a CAN member database… C itiz e n A c tio n N e tw o rk (C A N ) Data is added only by Coast Guard personnel and is not shared with any other law enforcement databases.
  12. 12. The Auxiliary would like to offer training to all CAN members. Auxiliary CAN members can be given special equipment such as night vision goggles and special binoculars.
  13. 13. What C.A.N. is not: • C.A.N. does not emphasize that individuals engage in surveillance or other activities that are intrusive or illegal. • C.A.N. members are not agents of the government.
  14. 14. CAN members will be supplied with a guide book.
  15. 15. The Waterway Watch Hotline is: (877) 24-WATCH Dial 911 or Channel 16 on your VHF radio if it’s an emergency
  16. 16. These CAN Websites can lead to many more http://aww-can.blogspot.com/ http://www.americaswaterwaywatch.org/ Or contact: Patrick Easton email: eastmech@aol.com Phone: 503 803 3847
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