(1) MP personnel assigned to physical security will have at least completed
basic and advanced training.
(2) A continuing program will be started to promote the education and
motivation of security personnel.
The continuous proficiency of these personnel
must be maintained. To do so, commanders will start a security training program.
It should be job related and include the following:
(a) Normal security functions of personnel identification; movement
procedures and escort functions; operation and use of intrusion detection and alarm
systems; operation and use of security communications equipment and systems
(b) Legal authority, responsibility, and jurisdiction of
This includes search and seizure and the use of deadly force.
(c) Duties in the event of alert, natural disaster, or emergency.
(d) The type and location of hazardous and vulnerable equipment and
(e) The location of fire protection equipment; the location of utility
(g) Training for supervisory personnel.
To include availability and
Also to include the use of intelligence and counterintelligence
(h) Briefings on security incidents, current and potential threats.
Briefings on intelligence and counterintelligence procedures and capabilities.
Also, briefings on security force reaction to intruders.
In addition, practical
exercises in defense techniques to counter these threats.
(i) Common forms of sabotage and espionage activity.
(3) Security personnel will be thoroughly familiar with their weapon(s).
Familiarization will include proper care and maintenance.
It will also include
safety features and range firing within the previous 12 months.
(4) Each person shall have specialized training regarding his specific
duties and duty location.
This training is in addition to training prior to
b. In-service training.
When a new security guard is assigned, he must be
taught about conditions peculiar to his post.
When possible, his first