(3) Each vehicle in the motor pool or motor park is secured with a locking device. (Locking
devices are covered by paragraph 3-5e(1)(a) through (d), AR 190-51.)
(4) Valuable items are vulnerable to theft if left exposed, assessable, and easily removable.
Examples are radios, optical, and fire control equipment, etc. Utility items include hand tools, basic
issue items, etc. All of these should be removed and secured separately, or they should be given
added protection by some other means.
(5) No ammunition-bearing ("uploaded") vehicles or carriage-mounted/towed weapons system
are parked therein in a complete, ready-to-fire configuration.
(6) Roving guards check the motor pool or motor park on an irregular basis. Security checks
should occur not less than once every 2 hours.
(7) Dedicated guard personnel will be used at sites where criteria (1) through (6) above are not
b. Buildings are considered secure storage structures if they meet the following standards:
(1) Doors should provide the same degree of security to that of the walls of the structure.
(2) Door hinge mounting screws are not exposed to the building's exterior.
(3) Door hinge pins exposed to the exterior are designed or changed to prevent easy removal.
(4) Windows have individual locking devices. If within 12 feet of ground level they are barred or
grilled. They may be covered with chain link material in a way to preclude easy removal.
(5) Walls, floors, and ceilings are built of at least 1/2 inch plywood, 1 inch tongue and groove
wallboards, or equivalent.
c. There are certain standard procedures used at all motor pools or parks. They include the
(1) Privately owned vehicles will not be allowed in the motor pools or parks.
(2) Items that can be used to defeat security measures will not be left lying around the motor
pool/park areas. Examples are bolt cutters, hacksaws, axes, steel rods or bars. When not in use, tools
of this nature will be secured in the respective tool kits, or they will be secured in other locations.