ARMY - AR 190-9
ABSENTEE DESERTER APPREHENSION PROGRAM AND SURRENDER OF MILITARY PERSONNEL TO CIVILIAN LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES
|Publication Date:||18 January 2007|
This regulation applies to the Active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve unless otherwise stated. This regulation is not applicable to Soldiers of the Army National Guard serving on annual training or full-time training duty status under the provisions of Title 32, United States Code. Commanders in overseas areas may deviate from the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Crime Information Center requirements when prohibited by local conditions and international law, including applicable treaties or agreements with foreign governments or armed forces. The provisions of chapter 7 of this regulation apply only to Soldiers in the Active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve who are sought by Federal, State, or local law enforcement officials. The authority of U.S. military officials to apprehend, detain, and deliver U.S. personnel to the authorities of a host nation or other foreign country are governed by the provisions of applicable international agreements, United States and host nation law, AR 27-50, and the directives of the overseas command.
This regulation provides policies and procedures for-
a. Reporting absentees and deserters.
b. Reporting special category absentees.
c. Reporting political defectors.
d. Using the automated law enforcement telecommunications.
e. Apprehending and processing of absentees and deserters.
f. Surrender of military personnel to civilian law enforcement authorities.