(4) Section III, Interview (See Figure 1-17). Prior to completing this section, a suspect has to
be warned of his rights. The section is not used if a suspect refuses to answer. If the question does
not apply, enter "NA." The handwriting sample should consist of the subject's name and/or any other
(5) Section IV, Chemical Tests. Programs for detection, apprehension, and testing for alcohol
and drug abuse are the responsibility of installation commanders. All chemical tests will be given by
qualified operators. Leave the Test Results block blank until results are received. When chemical tests
are used, the suspect must be informed that if he or she does not permit or complete the test, it will
result in the loss of on-post driving privileges for one year.
(6) Section V, video tape, motion picture, voice recordings. A suspect does not need to be
warned if the use of such equipment is conducted in a manner which a suspect with normal perception
can understand. It must not be secretly done.
(7) Section VI, supplemental data. Use if there are witnesses, vehicle occupants, etc.
PART I - PROPERTY RECEIPT (DA FORM 4137).
a. This form is used as a receipt to record chain of custody, authority for final disposition, final
disposition, and witnesses involved. It is also used as a record for all property seized as evidence,
received from prisoners or detained persons, or property found and recovered.
b. The form is prepared as an original and three copies. The custodian is responsible for the
distribution of the form after the chain of custody is completed. All copies are assigned a document
number. The original and first copy are kept by the custodian. The CID agent or MP is given the
second copy to be placed in the proper case file. The third copy is used as a receipt when evidence is
c. Completing DA Form 4137. (See Figures 1-18 and 1-19.)
(1) The military police report number or CID sequence number assigned to the investigation.
(2) CID ROI number assigned to the investigation.
(3) The office conducting the investigation.
(4) Room number, building number, installation, state, and zip code of the office conducting
(5) Completed when evidence is received from a person rather than from a crime scene.
When evidence is obtained from a person, the Owner or Other block is checked. When evidence is not
received from a person, a term