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DA PAM 351-4, US Army Formal Schools
Catalog, Army Regulation 190-30, Military Police Investigations, Course Number 830-ASIV5
ERIC L. JACKSON, SFC, USA, MPI
Course Manager, jacksoneR@wood.army.mil,
(573)596-0131 ext. 3-7787, DSN: 676-7787.
Police Investigator Course is an eight week course taught here at USAMPS. We train
military police investigators for the U.S. Armed Forces, Department of Defense and Allied
Nations. Military police investigator candidates receive expert instruction in:
Army personnel interested in becoming military police investigators, follow procedures
outlined in Army Regulation 190-30. Members of any other branch of the U.S. Armed Forces,
follow guidance from your chain of command. Civilians employed as investigators, who meet
prerequisites of Department of the Army Pamphlet 351-4, need to follow guidance from your
major command and local civilian personnel office.
- Criminal law
- Family advocacy
- Crime scene processing
- Testimonial evidence
- Investigations of crimes against person and
- Physical evidence
- Drug investigations
- Investigative reports
- Special investigative techniques
- Protective service
- Computer and economic crimes
** The Army Physical Fitness Test will be
administered to all Army students at the beginning of the Course. Passing the APFT is a
graduation requirement. Air Force, Navy and Marine personnel must meet the minimum
physical fitness requirements for their branch of service, and provide an official record
of their current physical fitness test to the course manager on the day of inprocessing.
** All Army students are required to pass
their height and weight screening table or their allowable body fat percentage, IAW AR
600-9, before being enrolled in the course. NO EXCEPTIONS.**
09-00 06 Jun 00 02 Aug 00
References: DA PAM 351-4, US Army Formal
Army Regulation 190-30, Military Police Investigations.
MPI 10-00 27 Jun 00 23 Aug 00
MPI 11-00 18 Jul 00 13 Sep 00
MPI 12-00 08 Aug 00 04 Oct 00
MPI 01-01 16 Oct 00 - 12 Dec 00
MPI 02-01 02 Jan 01 - 01 Mar 01
MPI 03-01 22 Jan 01 - 20 Mar 01
MPI 04-01 12 Feb 01 - 10 Apr 01
MPI 05-01 04 Mar 01 - 27 Apr 01
MPI 06-01 25 Mar 01 - 18 May 01
MPI 07-01 17 Apr 01 - 13 Jun 01
MPI 08-01 07 May 01 - 03 Jul 01
MPI 09-01 29 May 01 - 25 Jul 01
MPI 10-01 19 Jun 01 - 15 Au 01
MPI 11-01 10 Jul 01 - 05 Sep 01
MPI 12-01 31 Jul 01 - 26 Sep 01
MPI 13-01 26 Aug 01 - 23 Oct 01
Military personnel attending the MPI Course need to have at least 3 complete sets of
serviceable BDUs, or appropriate duty uniforms for their branch of service. Army
personnel need 2 complete sets of Summer PFUs and 1 complete set of winter
PFUs. Air Force, Navy, and Marines bring your own physical fitness uniforms. All
students need to have appropriate business casual wear (dress slacks, shirt with collar,
jeans are unacceptable) for the interview and interrogations classes. Army
students need to bring their 201 files and promotion packets if TDY enroute to new
duty station. All students will need a minimum of 20 sets of orders and ammendments on the
day of inprocessing.
the MPI course, students are assigned to Co. C, 701st MP BN, Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473.
For information concerning travel or anything not covered here call DSN 676-7913 or COM
(573) 596-0131, ext 3-7913.
If your POV is authorized on your orders,
ensure that your orders state: "IN AND AROUND MILEAGE IS AUTHORIZED". If
you desire a rental car you must coordinate with your current command for approval and
YOUR ORDERS MUST STATE: "RENTAL CAR IS AUTHORIZED". There are shuttle buses available and taxi service for those students with no
POVs or rental cars. Students may be billeted off post so it is encouraged for
the command to authorize a rental vehicle. Rental vehicle pricing can be obtained by
calling (573) 329-6688.
NOTE: The graduation ceremony ends at
approximately 1100. All students must ensure that their departing flights are scheduled
after 1500. This will allow a four hour period to arrive safely at either the St. Louis or
Springfield airport. Do not make plans to leave earlier, you may end up missing your
Billeting and Per Diem Issues:
is scarce on Fort Leonard Wood. Billeting will accommodate as many students as possible
before giving statements of non availability. Billeting costs change frequently but
are usually about $20 per day. Per Diem for the Fort Leonard Wood area changes
frequently as well and is usually $30 per day (including incidentals). Check the Per
Diem Committee HomePage at: http://www.dtic.mil/perdiem/
and call or email their listed POCs for exact dollar amounts. Coordinate Per Diem
issues with your unit prior to course attendance.
Where to Report:
will report to the Soldier Service Center (Bldg #470) for room assignments and a letter of
instruction for the class inprocessing.