Interview Questions for Forward (CO/BN/BDE) at Collection Point

DoD Questionnaire: Questions for soldiers 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. Blank questionnaire accompanied by handwritten page where it states "No Law of War TNG."

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Questionnaire
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Sunday, October 30, 2005
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FORWARD (CO/BN/BDE) COLLECTION POINTS INTERVIEW QUESTIONS
UnitDate:
Branch
Rank How Long in Job Interviewer
Duty Position How Long in Current MOS/Branch
1. Can you tell me what basic publications that you use to get doctrine and standards
for Detainee Operations? Describe the basic principles of detainee operations and how

(AR 190-8, DoD Directive 5100.77, 1949
, 1.4)
rotation. (1.1 ry sources for doctrine and
you are applying them during this the basic/prima
ar
Geneva Convention, FM 3-19.40 I/R Operations e

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

What logistical support do you receive to run this Collection Point? What are your
-8 para 1-4 g (2), Should include:
0 (AR 19
3. this operation? (1.5)
organizational and NBC clothing and equipment items, mail
upe
rource shortfalls to r
ese
on, subsisteensubsistence,,ep
transportation,e and bath.)
collection and distribution, laundry
4.Describe how you are abaintain the security and safeguarding of Detainees at
able to m .
(Do you require outside assistance for the guardlsedurity
(AR 190-8, para 6-10, Measures needed to maintain discipline and security
this Collection Point.
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.)
5. Where do you store Detainees' confiscated personal affects (if any) and how are
(1.2, 1.8) (AR 190-8; para 2-
(Are they tagged with DD Form 2745)?
they accounted for? confiscation during the search must be 1, a. (1) (b) (c), All equipment, documents, and personal property 2745, Part C is attached to the tagged and administratively accounted for by the capturing unit. DD Form that
D property confiscated from the Detainee, so that it may later be matched to
ROE and how do 6. What is your ROE? How were you and your Soldiers trained on
B, B-6 thru B-
0,
(FM 3-19.40, para 10-9, 10-1 Appendix
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.)
7. What standards were used in setting up this Collection Point? What SOP do you
use to set up and operate a site such as this? Is this part of your TACSOP? (1.1, 1.2,

1.4)
8. What type of Detainee Operations training did you take part in prior to this rotation at
tainees
War and treatment of De(Did this include Level B Law of
e
Home Station? are you to con
How did Home Station Training prep e(1.1, 1.4)
training.)? weaknesses?
Operations for this rotation? What are your unit's strengths and aining is
003) B tr
(AR 350-1 para 4-14 c (2) and table G-1 Refresher training, dated 9 April 2, Level rte with the
personnel commensu aenlisted
conducted in units for officers, warrant officers, COs and prisoners will receive
5100.
missions of the unit. AR 190-8 para 1-5 (4) (C), DOD Directive
humane treatment and that the following acts are prohibited murder, torture, corporal punishment,trial by
m
mutilation, taking of hostages, sensory deprivation, collective punishents, execution without acts of
ill be protected against all
proper authority, and all cruel and degrading treatment. Prisoners w

violence to include public curiosity.
a detainee (role player) (Either
abusing
9. Have you ever witnessed a unit/Soldier ario in a rotation (even if they
during a scenario
(Reporting
ActivelPhysical or PassiveNerbal, etc.)
Describe the event and what action was taken (AR190-8
(1.1, 1.2,)
were fooling around)?

requirements--What are the procedures for reporting them)?
Component
e an in a DoD Compo
para 3-6, theft of allowed personnel effects, insults, p , or an
that p
190-4 they shall report reportable incidents through their chain of commana judge
an that
know t

Inspector General.)
10. What have you observed concerning the interrogation of Detainees? Who
interrogated and what were their MOSs? What are your responsibilities regarding the interrogation of Detainees? What do you do if "Other Government Agencies" (OGAn
you and your Soldiers been trained o
(AR 190-8, para 2-1.a. () (d).) Prisoners may be interrogated in the request to interrogate your detainees? Have
1
this? (1.1, 1.2, 1.4, 1.6)
combat zone. The use of physical or mental torture or any coercion to compel prisoners to provide information is prohibited. Interrogations will normally be performed by intelligence or counterintelligence
personnel.)
11. Why did your unit pick this particular site to place a Collection Point? Has this site been inspected by someone other than your,unit (BDE or Higher)? What were the
190-8, para 3-2, b., Prisoners will not normally be
) (AR

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