The basis for conducting the CPS.
An explanation of the purpose of a CPS and its application to the facility
The intended scope and approximate duration of the survey.
The personnel who will conduct the survey.
Other agencies (IG, AAA, PM) who may have an interest in the survey effort.
Requests for administrative assistance or support required such as office
space, telephones, typing assistance.
That commander will be informed immediately if any evidence of criminality is
discovered during the survey and subsequent actions required to ensure prompt
reporting and investigation of serious irregularities. If this notification
will compromise an ongoing investigation, the provisions of AR 195-2 will be
That an exit interview be conducted at the conclusion of the survey.
That the survey is designed to assist the commander in fulfilling his
responsibilities and is intended to support him as a portion of the Army
Crime Prevention Program under provisions AR 190-31.
Normal investigative techniques should generally be applied during the conduct of
Specific criminal acts detected during the survey will be investigated in
accordance with CIDR 195-1.
The survey should not be delayed for this to be
Development of criminal information, not appropriate for inclusion
in the survey report, should be documented and reported as prescribed in CIDR 195-
1, Chapter 18.
Crime prevention surveys will be conducted in a professional and timely manner.
They will be thoroughly coordinated with other inspection, audit, and law
enforcement agencies as appropriate.
Surveys should be focused toward providing
crime prevention support to installation, community, and subordinate commanders.
Timely completion of CPSs is of utmost importance. Accordingly, the CPS will not
be initiated unless the case agent is available to perform the survey. All survey
activity should be completed within 90 days of initiation.
An essential element of a CPS is the records check on key employees of the surveyed
A records check alerts commanders to potential personnel weaknesses
which could result in vulnerability to their organizations to criminal activity.