MILITARY POLICE REPORT FORMS
Critical Tasks: 01-3758.00-8001
This lesson is designed to give you a working knowledge of the military police report and an
understanding of the forms needed to complete it.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
Perform a technical review of Military Police (MP) report forms used by MP patrols
and desk personnel to complete reports.
You have a completed DA Form 3975, Military Police Report, and applicable
Demonstrate your comprehension of the task knowledge by correctly answering 70
percent of the multiple-choice questions.
REFERENCES: The material contained in this lesson was derived from the following publications:
AR 190-45, UCMJ MCM, AR 190-29, AR 190-5, FM 19-20, FM 19-10.
The Military Police Report (MPR) DA Form 3975 is a basic MP form. It contains information needed
to generate other reports and forms. The MPR is used to record data about complaints and incidents
observed by, or reported to, the MPs. Exceptions are routine traffic violations or minor violations where
verbal warnings are given. MPRs are also used to inform commanders and supervisors about incidents
involving their personnel. It is prepared in every case where an apprehension is made or a military
person is returned to Army control by another apprehending agency.
The MPR records data on MP and civilian law enforcement investigations concerning the Army. The
form is initiated by the MP desk sergeant, or by the MPs taking a report. MPRs are also used to record
the results of investigations conducted by MPI.
It can be prepared as the initial report of police action or as a forwarding document for DA Form 4833,
Commander's Report of Disciplinary or