(2) When one of the above offenses is charged, the MP report will be prepared
in an original and two copies. Disposition will be as follows:
(a) The original copy will be sent on to the Criminal Records Center, US
Army Criminal Investigation Command (USACIDC), 2301 Chesapeake Avenue, Baltimore,
MD 21222. Along with it will be a completed DA Form 2804 (Criminal Data Reference
Card) for each military subject. The DA Form 2804 will be completed IAW FM 19-10
and current directives.
(b) The first copy will be filed with the INITIAL MP report about the
(c) The second copy will be accompanied by an original and two copies of DA
Form 4833 for each military subject. These will be sent to the unit commander for
a report of action.
PART E - INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING DA FORM 3975 AS USED BY MPI.
a. The MP Report (DA Form 3975) is the basic form used by the MPI to report the
results of the investigation.
It is an official written record of all pertinent
information and facts obtained during the investigation.
Normally, the DA Form
3975 does not provide enough space to write all the information obtained. In such
cases, the reverse side of the form is used, and/or continuation pages.
b. The INITIAL DA Form 3975 is used as a working copy by the investigator. It
is the means by which he is notified of an offense that needs his attention. Since
the initial complaint is usually received by the desk sergeant, he will assign the
REPORT NUMBER to the case. This number will be used by the MPI on all copies of
If the MPI receives the initial complaint, he must get the report
number from the desk sergeant.
c. A FINAL report is a completed investigation. It is sent on to the concerned
commander for whatever action needed. A final report must be written with correct
grammar, spelling, and authorized abbreviations. It must have no obscene material
unless such is relevant to the case. Local policy will govern the procedure used
for sending on reports having obscene material.
1. MILITARY POLICE REPORT NUMBER.
a. The MP report number has three digital groups of information. Each group is
separated by a hyphen, e.g., 00000-00-00000.
These groups will appear in the