Aside from special equipment and additional information, assistance is available to
MP investigators to aid in their investigations.
Investigative assistance is
US Army Criminal Investigation Division Command.
Crime investigation laboratories.
Judge advocate office.
.0015 contingency fund.
Each of these sources is discussed below.
US Army Criminal Investigation Command.
operates a criminal intelligence program. It--
Supervises of the US Army criminal intelligence effort.
Establishes worldwide priorities for the collection of criminal intelligence.
Performs criminal intelligence functions with worldwide application.
Provides information that was obtained on a local level to investigators.
CID operational units supervise subordinate units in the criminal intelligence
This fulfills the need expressed by USACIDC and establishes local priorities within
CID operational units
Crime Investigation Laboratories. The criminal investigation laboratories provide
specific, forensic, and investigative assistance and support to USACIDC elements,
provost marshals, security officers, and federal law enforcement agencies.
also conduct training for special agents, laboratory technicians, and examiners.
Each laboratory strives to provide expeditious and sustained investigative support.
This is done by maintaining a high state of readiness in each facility.
All requests for lab examinations are made on DA Form 3655.
This form is prepared
in accordance with AR 195-5.
Laboratory examiners normally do not assist in processing crime scenes.