LAW ENFORCEMENT (LE) STANDARDS AND TRAINING IN THE DOD
|Publication Date:||22 December 2016|
Purpose: In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive 5124.02 and DoD Instruction 5105.18, this issuance establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for:
• DoD military and civilian LE standards and training.
• The DoD Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Commission.
• Certification and physical fitness standards for DoD military police (MP), civilian police (CP), and security guards (SGs).
• Certification for investigative analysts (IAs).
APPLICABILITY. This issuance:
a. Applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense (IG DoD), the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (referred to collectively in this issuance as the "DoD Components").
b. Does not apply to either Office of Personnel Management (OPM) series General Schedule (GS) 1811 personnel or military special agents who are assigned to the Office of the IG DoD, Army Criminal Investigation Command, Naval Criminal Investigative Service, or the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.
c. Contains nothing that will be construed to contradict policy that the IG DoD has established with respect to all DoD activities relating to criminal investigation and LE programs, including coordination with the Department of Justice, pursuant to DoD Instruction 5525.07 and in accordance with DoD Directive 5106.01.