Relationship to Crime Surveys. A crime survey is a formal review or study of
conditions within a facility, activity, or area. Its purpose is threefold:
(1) for discovering crime; (2) for evaluating the opportunity for criminal acts;
and (3) for identifying conditions conductive to criminal acts. Crime surveys are
performed by U.S.
Army Criminal Investigation Command (USACIDC) special agents.
These crime surveys serve to help the post crime prevention programs in many ways.
They are not routinely scheduled like physical security or crime
prevention inspections, but are requested.
Crime surveys are performed when
competent authority determines that a need has been created by factors beyond his
The requester may be any CO, supervisor of USACIDC, or field office
Examples of factors beyond control may be: unexplained losses or
shortages, changes in the local political environment, or a series of unsolved
break-ins in the areas.
Crime survey reports, if available, should be reviewed
Installation physical security
inspectors will be
selected by the provost marshal (PM), security officer,
or Commander, Law
Enforcement Activity (LEA).
a. Standards for selecting physical security inspectors.
(1) Qualified in the primary MOS 95B or 95C.
(2) SSG or above (may be waived to SGT).
(3) Successful completion of the
(7H-31D/830-ASI H-3) conducted by USAMPS.
(4) Cleared for access to secret national defense information.
(5) Cleared by a favorable crime records center (CRC) name check.
b. Standards for obtaining physical security inspector credentials are as
(1) The only authorized credentials for physical security inspectors are DA
Form 4261 and DA Form 4261-1 (Physical Security Inspector Identification Card)(see
(2) DA Form 4261 will be authenticated by the PM, security officer, or
(3) Inspector credentials will not be issued without a favorable CRC name
Type of Inspection or Survey.
a. Preoccupancy inspection. A new or renovated building is often the locale
of a mission essential activity. If so, a security inspection of the