PREPARATION AND EVALUATION OF MILITARY POLICE INVESTIGATION REPORTS
In this lesson you will learn to apply the "elements of a crime" concept to the
general punitive articles, prepare MP reports and forms, prepare and evaluate MP
investigation reports and gather, report, and record police information.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
Evaluate, report incidents and prepare/distribute MP investigation
You will have this subcourse, pencil, and paper to do the tasks in
You must earn a score of 70 percent on the final examination.
The material contained in this lesson was derived for the following
publications: AR 380-13, FM 19-20, STP 19-95B1-SM, and STP 19-95B24-
a. MPIs are not only expected to conduct investigations, they must also submit
related reports to the proper authorities.
It is very important, then, that the
evaluations and conclusions of such investigations be accurate and as complete as
possible. Users of these reports base their actions on them. It is essential then
that such reports show three facts. (1) The facts gathered must be stated; (2) The
offense committed based on the elements of proof must be stated; (3) Evidence that
the rights of the accused have been well protected must be present.
b. Users of reports.