- Sea Turtles See Justice
February 28, 2014: NOAA’s Office of Law Enforcement and the FBI conducted a joint undercover operation leading to the arrest of a Puerto Rican man for his role in the illegal sale of sea turtle meat.
- International Ivory Smuggling Ring Dismantled
February 19, 2014: Three co-defendants in Tennessee and New Jersey have been arrested in connection with illegal trafficking of narwhal tusks from Canada to the United States.
- Protecting Our Seafood and Marine Resources
Oct. 21, 2013: An essential part of our U.S. sustainable fisheries management approach is ensuring that commercial fishermen are knowledgeable of catch regulations and requirements, and that they are in compliance with these laws.
- Fighting for Global Sustainable Fisheries
Sept. 17, 2013: Pacific countries work together to promote sustainable fisheries and address illegal fishing in the Coral Triangle – a global epicenter of marine biodiversity.
- Dolphin Mortality Events Prompt More Patrols
September 9, 2013: Unusual mortality events of dolphins along the East Coast spur increased presence of enforcement officers.
- Beyond the Badge
August 27, 2013: Learn how NOAA support staff assist officers and agents in the field.
- Hefty Penalties for 86,000 Pounds of Illegal Fluke
August 19, 2013: Criminal charges have been levied against a New York fisherman for the illegal catch of more than 86,000 pounds of fluke.
- Right Whale, Right Rule
August 15, 2013: Enforcement of ship strike reduction rule improves survival of right whales.
- OLE and OGC Kickoff Enforcement Month
August, 12, 2013: NOAA's Office of Law Enforcement and Office of General Counsel Kickoff Enforcement Month 2013.
- Whale Watchers Need to Heed 100 Yard Rule
June 18, 2013: Alaska charter vessel receives fine for coming too close to endangered humpback whales.
- Give seals their space
June 10, 2013: Seal pup continues rehab in Maine after well-meaning citizens separate it from its mother.
- Charter halibut boats must have permits onboard
June 3, 2013: An undercover operation by NOAA’s Office of Law Enforcement results in a $15,000 fine.
- Enforcement actions protect fisheries
May 13, 2013: American Seafoods Company and the owners and operators of the catcher/processors Ocean Rover and Northern Eagle have been charged for tampering with the equipment used for weighing Alaska pollock.