Military Police

SPRING 2014

Military Police contains information about military police functions in maneuver and mobility support, area security, law and order, internment/resettlement, and police intelligence operations.

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MILITARY POLICE . 19-14-1 15 depends on their ability to inculcate these considerations into detention operations. The unique skill set of I/R specialists is critical. If present, it can spell strategic success; if absent, strategic and international failure are distinct possibilities. Therefore, MOS 31E Soldiers operate within a profession that infuences the operational goals of military commanders, the realities of combat operations, and the strategic end state of our Nation. The title of the I/R specialist will soon be changed to corrections and detention specialist. Endnotes: 1 The Army Profession, Center for the Army Profession and Ethic, October 2012, , accessed on 12 December 2013. 2 William Cockerham, "New Correctional Course Developed," Military Police Journal, August 1967, p. 16. 3 Report of the Special Civilian Committee for the Study of the United States Army Confnement System, Washington, D.C., 1970. 4 Charles Oxley, "MOS 95C, Training Strategy," information paper, USAMPS, 1988. 5 William G. Keyes, "The Correctional Specialist . . . 'A Rose by Any Other Name?,' " Military Police Journal, September 1967. 6 Bonnie Cory, "MOS 95C, Corrections NCO," information paper, USAMPS, 1992. 7 Corrections 2000, Department of the Army, 1986. 8 Report to the Secretary of Defense on Consolidation of Corrections Under DOD, DOD, May 1990. 9 Colleen McGuire, "MP Internment/Resettlement Institutional Training," Detainee Task Force Initial Update: Policy and Training Way-Ahead, USDB, 27 February 2004. 10 Military Personnel Message 03-124, April 2003. 11 The Army Prison System Way Ahead, Department of the Army, September 2003. Lieutenant Colonel Grande (Retired) is the chief of staff, USDB. He is a certifed corrections executive and an American Correctional Association- and National Institute of Corrections-trained auditor. He holds a bachelor's degree in criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and master's degrees in criminal justice from Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama, and criminology and corrections from Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas. Sergeant Major Hussung is the operations sergeant major, 508th Military Police Battalion. He is a certifed corrections supervisor, licensed by the American Correctional Association. ("Integrating Army Law Enforcement Response Systems," continued from page 11) of patrol dispositions to operations centers using geographic information system mapping and prepopulated reports of calls for service. The information-sharing architecture and associated tools will enable intelligence-led, problem-oriented, prevention- focused policing. The capability for integrated sharing will enable faster analysis of courses of action, speed response processes, and increase the horizontal and vertical dissemination of information. It will enable Soldiers to mitigate threats and allow leaders to align manpower and protection assets to best meet overall mission needs. Lastly, this effort will allow movement toward the 2012 Army Campaign Objectives of "Deliver services and provide infrastructure to enable global operations" and "Sustain and enhance business operations." 2 It also supports Goal 2 of "Military Police Force Strategy 2020," which is "Assess and implement a preventive policing strategy to protect the force at home and abroad." 3 Conclusion The technological integration of protection information will enable military police to communicate a more accurate picture of criminal threats against the Army and impart the benefts to senior leaders. Endnotes: 1 DODI 5525.16, Law Enforcement Defense Data Exchange (LE D-DEx), 29 August 2013. 2 "Army, AMC, and CECOM Strategic Linkages," U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, , accessed on 6 February 2014. 3 "Military Police Force Strategy 2020," , accessed on 6 February 2014. Ms. Brennan, a former military police captain, currently serves as a law enforcement policy analyst with the Law Enforcement Branch, Operations Division, OPMG. She holds a bachelor's degree in sociology/social work from Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, Virginia, and a master's degree in peace operations, George Mason University, Fairfax County, Virginia. Colonel Williams (Retired) is the chief of the Law Enforcement Branch, Operations Division, OPMG. He holds bachelor's degrees in administration of justice from Virginia Commonwealth University and in military science from the University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia; and he holds a master's degree in administration of justice from Webster University and a master's degree from the U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. He is also an ASIS International-certifed protection professional. Grande_Hussung.1.indd 17 3/28/2014 10:02:46 AM

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