DODD 5505.16 CE-01
Criminal Investigations by Personnel Who Are Not Assigned to a Defense Criminal Investigative Organization
|Publication Date:||28 March 2017|
PURPOSE. This Instruction establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides instructions in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5106.01 (Reference (a)) and Appendix 3 of Title 5, United States Code (also known as "The Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended" (Reference (b))) for DoD Components that employ personnel who are conducting criminal investigations who are not assigned to a defense criminal investigative organization (DCIO).
APPLICABILITY. This Instruction 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 (hereinafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").