DOD Questionnaire: Questions for Officer on Detainee Treatment and Rules of Engagement

DoD Questionnaire: Questions for Officer concerning their observations and experience in dealing with detainees, training before deployment and Rules of Engagement. The questionnaire appears to be in response to the accusations of detainee abuse and an effort to elicit information on the matter.

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Interview
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Sunday, October 30, 2005
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FORWARD (CO/BN/BDE) COLLECTION POINTS INTERVIEW QUESTIONS
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Date:
Rank9- 1/ Branch
How Long in JobDuty Position Interviewer How Long in Current MOS/Branch
1. Can you tell me what basic publications that you use to get doctrine and standards
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for Detainee Operations? Describe the basic principles f deaineeoperations and how
irective 5100.77, 1949
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you are applying them during this rotation. (1.1, 1.4)
Geneva Convention, FM 3-19.40 I/R Operations are the basic/primary sources for doctrine and
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2. Describe the in processing for Detainees at this Collection Point? How are they
subdued and by what means are they transported to the Collection

and where do they go?
out-processed
Detainees typically stay here? How are they facility? (1.2, 1.5) (AR 190-8, para
How are they transported to the permanent internmnt and Care of EPW and RP.)
2-1, Initial actions upon capture. AR 190-8, para 2-2, Evacuation

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3. What logistical support do you (AR 190-8 para 1-4 g (2), Should include
resource shortfalls to ru n this operation? (1.5)
transportation, subsistence, personal, organizational and NBC clothing and equipment items, mail

co cti•n ndistribution, laundry and bath.)
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4. Describe how you are able to maintain the security and safeguarding of Detainees at
(Do you require outside assistance for the gard/security
this Collection Point. (AR 190-8, para 6-10, Measures needed to maintain discipline and security force)(1.1, 1.5, 1.7, 1.8)
will be set up in each camp and rigidly enforced. Offensive acts against discipline will be dealt with
promptly.)
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Where do you store Detainees' confiscated personal affects (if any) and how are
5. (AR 190-8, para 2-
they accounted for? (Are they tagged with DD Form 2745)? (1.2, 1.8)
1, a. (1) (b) (c), All equipment, documents, and personal property confiscation during the search must be tagged and administratively accounted for by the capturing unit. DD Form 2745, Part C is attached to the property confiscated from the Detainee, so that it may later be matched to that Detainee.)
how doWhat is your ROE? How were you and your Soldiers trained on ROE and .
6. (FM 3-19.40, para 10-9, io-io, Appendix B, B-6 thru B-
you sustain this training? (1.1, 1.2, 1.4)
9, ROE considerations are discussed. Soldiers study and train in the use of ROE and discuss the ROE
for their mission.)
Int? What SOP do youWhat standards were used in setting up this Collectio
7.
use to set up and operate a site such as this? Is hi •art of your TACSOP? (1.1, 1.2,
1.4)
What type of Detainee Operations training did you take part in prior to this rotation at
8.
(Did this include Level B Law of War and treatment of Detainees
Home Station?
How did Home Station Training prepare you to conduct Detainee
training.)?
Operations for this rotation? What are your unit's strengths and weaknesses? (1.1, 1.4)
(AR 350-1 para 4-14 c (2) and table G-1 Refresher training, dated 9 April 2003), Level B training is
conducted in units for officers, warrant officers, NCOs and enlisted personnel commensurate with the
missions of the unit. AR 190-8 para 1-5 (4) (C), DOD Directive 5100.77, All prisoners will receive
humane treatment and that the following acts are prohibited murder, torture, corporal punishment,

of ostages, sensory deprivation, collective punishments, execution without trial by
mutilat,.taking
hall cruel and degrading treatment. Prisoners will be protected against all acts of
proper ion authority, and
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violence to include public curiosity.

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9. Have you ever witnessed a unit/Soldier abusing a detainee (role player)
during a scenario in a rotation (even if they

Active/Physical or PassiveNerbal, etc.) (Reporting
Describe the event and what action was taken
were fooling around)? (1.1, 1.2,)requirements--What are the procedures for reporting th em)?ctiv dated D
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AR 190-40 para 2-1, Military and civilian personnel assigned to such reports
d and
know that they shall report reportable incidents through their c

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also may also be made through other channels, such as the military police, a judge advocate, or an
Inspector General.)
10. What have you observed concerning the interrogation of Detainees regarding
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interrogation of Detainees? What do you do if "Other Government

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request to interrogate your detainees? Have you and your So

ldiers been
Prisoners may be interrogated in the this? (1.1, 1.2, 1.4, 16) (AR 190-8, para 2-1.a. (1) (d).)
1.6)
t zone. The use of physical or mental torture or any coercion to compel prisoners to provide
combat

information is prohibited. Interrogations will normally be performed by intelligence or counterintelligence
personnel.)
Has this site 111, Why did your unit pick this particular site to place a Collection Point? were the
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been inspected by someone other than your unit (BDE or Hiher)? What
,Prisoners will not normally be(AR 190-8, para 3-2, b.

(Ask Last, Not Critical.)
results? (1.7)
interned in unhealthy areas, or where the climate proves to be injurious to them, and will be removed as
soon as possible to a more favorable climate.)
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