DA Form 4137. This form is executed when evidence is seized. It is designed to be
used as a receipt and to record the history of the evidence. The history includes-
Chain of custody.
Authority for final disposition.
Witnessing of destruction.
Refer back to Lesson 2, Part C, Figures 1-9 and 1-10 for a complete description and
illustration of this form.
DA Form 4002. This form is a tag that is attached to all forms of evidence. The
tag identifies the evidence and assures proper processing and handling of the
The information included on the tag for identification purposes includes the
document number, MPR or CID sequence number, item number, and any remarks. Refer
back to Figure 1-11, Lesson 1.
DA Form 3975. The MP report form is used to inform the provost marshal or security
officer of the action taken in dealing with an investigation or offense. DA Form
3975 is also used to report action taken to the CRC against subjects of the special
category offenses. See Figure 2-25 for a picture of DA Form 3975. When used to
report an offense pertaining to the CRC, the form is completed in triplicate.
DA Form 4833 (Commander's Report of Disciplinary or Administrative Action).
top portion, completed by the provost marshal office, will show FROM: (Unit Cdr of
Subject); THRU: (Subject's Cdr's next higher HQ); and TO: (Provost Marshal).
Bottom portion of DA Form 4833 is completed by the subject's commander.
Figure 2-26.) When reporting the offense to CRC, the following copies of DA Form
4833 are issued:
The first copy if filed with the first copy of DA Form 3975.
The original is attached to the original of DA Form 3975.
The originals (from above) along with DA Form 2804.
(Criminal Data Reference
Card) are forwarded to the Criminal Records Center.