Formica Report Annex 115: Statement of Sergeant Major Concerning Detainee Interrogation Operations at Rawaniya Palace Complex Baghdad

Sworn statement of Statement of Sergeant Major Concerning Detainee Interrogation Operations at Rawaniya Palace Complex Baghdad and discussing detention policies. States, "The CISOF and FOB detainee policy was to do field interrogation, process and to turn over detainees to conventional US forces within 72 hours". Talks about the first detainees at Radwaniyah and the need for a temporary holding facility there. Continues, "The rule was 72 hours but I knew we never kept anybody 72 hours and I am pretty sure never over 14 hours."

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status of the pigeons, either tura them in or it they still had them when they were gain to turn them in. The rule was 72
hours but I knew we never kept anybody 72 hours and 1 am pretty Sure never ores Moors.
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