Department of the Army Regulation 190-56

Military Police

The Army Civilian Police and Security Guard Program


15 March 2013

Effective date: 15 April 2013

UNCLASSIFIED

PIN: 060792000

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History. This publication is a major revision.

Summary. This regulation prescribes policies and procedures for the Department of the Army Civilian Police and Security Guard Program. It contains provisions for the selection, management, employment, training, and certification of Department of the Army civilian police officers and security guards.

Applicability. 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. Also, it applies to all Department of the Army employees assigned to 0083 and 0085 career-series positions and contract security personnel. Although not specifically applicable to the Army National Guard in its Title 32, United States Code status, the policies and procedures contained herein are appropriate for Army National Guard activities.

Proponent and exception authority. The proponent of this regulation is the Provost Marshal General. The proponent has the authority to approve exceptions or waivers to this regulation that are consistent with controlling law and regulations. The proponent may delegate this approval authority, in writing, to a division chief within the proponent agency or its direct reporting unit or field operating agency, in the grade of colonel or the civilian equivalent. This approval authority is delegated to the Chief, Policy Division. Activities may request a waiver or exception to this regulation by providing justification that includes a full analysis of the expected benefits and must include formal review by the activity's senior legal officer. All waiver requests will be endorsed by the commander or senior leader of the requesting activity and forwarded through their higher headquarters to the policy proponent. Refer to AR 25-30 for specific guidance.

Army internal control process. This regulation contains internal control provisions in accordance with AR 11-2 and identifies key internal controls that must be evaluated (see appendix E ).

Supplementation. Supplementation of this regulation and establishment of command and local forms are prohibited without prior approval from the Provost Marshal General (DAPM-M-PS), 2800 Army Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310-2800.

Suggested improvements. Users are invited to send comments and suggested improvements on DA Form 2028 (Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms) directly to the Provost Marshal General (DAPM-MPO-PS), 2800 Army Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310-2800.

Distribution. This publication is available in electronic media only and is intended for command levels C, D, and E for the active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve.


This regulation supersedes AR 190-56, dated 15 October 2009.


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