include PXs, food, and clothing stores. Businesses catering to credit may be
able to give more background information.
d. Employees and owners of service establishments may be able to give a
variety of information about the persons they serve.
Such businesses may
include photo shops, barbershops, or cafes. Hotels, garages, parking lots, and
gas stations are other examples.
e. Persons engaged in other activities may also be able to offer
information of value.
Delivery men, household employees, and neighbors are
sources. So are public utility employees and janitorial personnel.
f. Persons engaging in activities of a questionable nature are good
sources concerning persons involved or trying to become involved in criminal
Potential sources here would be prostitutes, pimps, fences, and
bookies. Also, gambler and petty racketeers are possible sources.
g. Others to be considered as possible sources are medical and
quartermaster personnel; custodians, managers, and employees of clubs and
nonappropriated fund activities; procurement and commissary personnel; special
service and teen club personnel; Red Cross representative; commanders, staff
officer, unit, and section level personnel; teachers, youth activities
directors; athletic directors and coaches; and hobby and craft personnel.
10. Source Program. You should be concerned with crimes within your area of
You should also note conditions that are conducive to crime.
You should be concerned also with matters that affect the physical security,
program should be developed that will provide information in the various areas
where needed. Examples of areas with which you should be concerned follow:
a. Excessive spending by military personnel and civilian employees of the
b. Indication of graft.
c. Suspected use of drugs:
(2) Areas or establishments that allow the use of drugs, or sells them.
(3) Types and availability of drugs.
d. Places engaged in the making or altering of ID cards, passes, and other
e. Known or suspected receivers of stolen property.
f. Pawnshops patronized by military personnel.