Law Enforcement (LE) Standards and Training in the DoD
|Publication Date:||27 April 2012|
PURPOSE. This Instruction:
a. Establishes policy and assigns responsibilities for DoD military and civilian LE standards and training in accordance with the authority in the Secretary of Defense Memorandum and DoD Directive 5124.02, and DoD Instruction 5105.18 (References (a), (b), and (c)).
b. Establishes a DoD Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Commission in accordance with the authority in References (a) and (b).
c. Establishes policy and assigns responsibilities for certification and physical fitness standards for DoD civilian police (CP) and security guards (SG) in accordance with the authority in Reference (b), incorporating and cancelling DoD Instruction 5210.90 (Reference (d)).
a. 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"). The term "Military Services" as used herein, refers to the Army, the Navy, the Marine Corps, and the Air Force, including their respective Reserve components.
b. Does not apply to either Office of Personnel Management (OPM) series GS-1811 personnel or military special agents who are assigned to the Office of the Inspector General, DoD; Army Criminal Investigation Command; Naval Criminal Investigative Service, or the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.
c. Nothing in this Instruction shall 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 (Reference (e)), in accordance with DoD Directive 5106.01 (Reference (f))