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Department of the Army Civilian Police: Fort Campbell Law Enforcement Professionals

 

Written by Spc. Alexes Anderson 
101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs 

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Fort Campbell, KY – The Department of the Army Civilian Police (DACP) is an important part of the military police team when it comes to securing and patrolling Army installations throughout the world.

From the Chief of Police to the officers out on patrol, these law enforcement professionals play a critical role in enabling the Military Police Corps to fulfill its law enforcement function. According to the DACP mission statement, these officers are part of the long term plan to provide a core of institutional professionalism, experience, and knowledge while ensuring operational continuity on Fort Campbell and within the Army.

Department of the Army Civilian Police (DACP) Lt. John Schmidt, watch commander, participates in a community event at Werner Park. Senior leaders at the Installation Provost Marshal Office play a large part in planning and supporting events that allow Fort Campbell Police to interact with the public. (Spc. Alexes Anderson, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Department of the Army Civilian Police (DACP) Lt. John Schmidt, watch commander, participates in a community event at Werner Park. Senior leaders at the Installation Provost Marshal Office play a large part in planning and supporting events that allow Fort Campbell Police to interact with the public. (Spc. Alexes Anderson, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Canine Capabilities at Bagram Afghanistan

 

Written by Robert Harrison
U.S. Forces Afghanistan

U.S. Forces AfghanistanBagram Airfield, Afghanistan – They look like normal everyday dogs with their tails wagging. But when given the right command by the right person, military working dogs “snap-to,” just like the disciplined Soldiers they protect.

Working alongside U.S. service members throughout the world, military working dogs are a dedicated, reliable battlefield companion to the military police (MP) handler. They are always on guard to protect the team, either through bomb detection or when necessary aggressive protection.

U.S. Army Sgt. Ethan Taylor takes his military working dog Alex through some obstacle course drills. Taylor and Alex are assigned to the U.S. Forces Afghanistan Military Working Dog Detachment. Alex is a six-year-old male German Shepherd. Both Taylor and Alex deployed from Fort Drum, N.Y. (Bob Harrison, U.S. Forces Afghanistan Public Affairs)

U.S. Army Sgt. Ethan Taylor takes his military working dog Alex through some obstacle course drills. Taylor and Alex are assigned to the U.S. Forces Afghanistan Military Working Dog Detachment. Alex is a six-year-old male German Shepherd. Both Taylor and Alex deployed from Fort Drum, N.Y. (Bob Harrison, U.S. Forces Afghanistan Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell’s 561st MP Company conducts level II Combatives Training

 

Written by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell, KY – Soldiers of the 561st Military Police Company, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conducted level II combatives training March 15th at the Lozada Physical Fitness Center at Fort Campbell

The training had two primary goals; the first was to give Soldiers of the 561st advanced hand-to-hand combat techniques that they can employee if needed as they conduct their law enforcement duties. Second, it was a professional development opportunity for the participants.

Spc. Billy Robertson, a military police with the 561st Military Police Company, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), observes Spc. Louis Dipasquale an MP (top) and Spc. Dylan Rutherford a mechanic (bottom), both with the MP Company, while they practice combative moves during combative level II training course, March 15, at the Lozada Physical Fitness Center here at Fort Campbell. (Sgt. Sinthia Rosario/U.S. Army)

Spc. Billy Robertson, a military police with the 561st Military Police Company, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), observes Spc. Louis Dipasquale an MP (top) and Spc. Dylan Rutherford a mechanic (bottom), both with the MP Company, while they practice combative moves during combative level II training course, March 15, at the Lozada Physical Fitness Center here at Fort Campbell. (Sgt. Sinthia Rosario/U.S. Army)

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Fort Campbell’s 716th Military Police Battalion takes Emergency Vehicle Operators Course at Saber Army Airfield

 

Written by 1st Lt. Janet L. Brown
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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Fort Campbell, KY – Driving on Fort Campbell can seem rather simple to the soldiers and civilians who are on post every day.

To a military police officer responding to an emergency situation, ordinary intersections or a vehicle pulling out of a parking lot could become dangerous obstacles. Being prepared for these contingencies when conducting their duties and expecting the unexpected is one of several exercises the MPs train on during their Law Enforcement Training Seminar.

Soldiers with the 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, prepare to negotiate a driving obstacle on Saber Army Airfield as part of their Law Enforcement Training Seminar. (Courtesy Photo)

Soldiers with the 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, prepare to negotiate a driving obstacle on Saber Army Airfield as part of their Law Enforcement Training Seminar. (Courtesy Photo)

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Soldier Charged with Aggravated Assault, Attempted Murder

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A Fort Campbell Soldier has been charged with attempted murder and three counts of assault following an incident December 21st on Fort Campbell.

Charges were preferred December 22nd, 2010 against Staff Sgt. Ian J. Kriebel, 35, under the Uniform Code of Military Justice alleging the following offenses:

Charge I: Violation Of The UCMJ, Article 80 (Attempted Murder) Specification: In that Staff Sergeant Ian Kriebel, U.S. Army, did, at or near Fort Campbell, Kentucky, on or about 21 December 2010, with premeditation, attempt to murder (an on-duty Military Policeman) by stabbing him repeatedly with a knife and that such acts would have resulted in the commission of premeditated murder except for the unexpected intervening circumstance of (the Military Policeman) shooting him. «Read the rest of this article»

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Two Soldiers air-lifted following on-post incident

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Two Fort Campbell Soldiers were airlifted to a Nashville hospital following an early morning incident on Fort Campbell.

One of the Soldiers was an on-duty Military Police officer on routine patrol when he reportedly stopped to question a Soldier and an altercation ensued. The Military Police Officer was stabbed during the altercation and the suspect was shot.

The incident is under investigation by Special Agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command.

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Military police intensify traffic enforcement efforts

 

Written by U.S. Army Sgt. Brent C. Powell 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division PatchKhowst Province, Afghanistan – Accidents happen. They happen every day, not only throughout the United States, but also in combat zones.

Statistics show that accidents in Afghanistan and Iraq are responsible for more injuries and deaths than those sustained in combat.

With those kinds of numbers in mind, military police stepped up their efforts to enforce traffic rules and regulations at Forward Operating Base Salerno by conducting a traffic checkpoint July 30th.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Amber R. Perez (right), a native of Vancouver, WA, and a security forces patrolman with the 655th Air Expeditionary Squadron, gives an identification card back to a Task Force Rakkasan Soldier on Camp Salerno during a recent vehicle safety enforcement  checkpoint.  (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Brent C. Powell, 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Amber R. Perez (right), a native of Vancouver, WA, and a security forces patrolman with the 655th Air Expeditionary Squadron, gives an identification card back to a Task Force Rakkasan Soldier on Camp Salerno during a recent vehicle safety enforcement checkpoint. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Brent C. Powell, 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division)

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Fort Campbell responds to WMD attack during training exercise

 

A suspicious package is found outside the headquarters of the 101st Airborne Division… The call goes out… Emergency crews and first responders are mobilized… A second package is found. White powder… 21 soldiers may be injured … or have been contaminated… Facts are slowly coming in… The area is cordoned off… A decontamination station is setup… EOD responds…

This was training but it could have easily been real

This was just training, but it could have easily been real

If this were a real world situation and the emergency responders at Fort Campbell were not properly trained, confusion would be the order of the day. But due to realistic training exercises like the one held today, they are indeed ready to handle a real world WMD situation anywhere on the military base.

Danny Green served the role of the Site Coordinator. He also serves as the Emergency Manager for Fort Campbell. He explained that this is an ongoing exercise involving the Southeast Homeland Security Region, complete with fake intelligence. “It (the exercise) tests the emergency responders capabilities in a real world situation,” he said «Read the rest of this article»

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