Survey: Should the new Department of Homeland Security establish a Registry of former military police officers and enlisted personnel
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Should the new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) establish a Registry of former military police officers and enlisted personnel

TOPIC: Military Police personnel are basically trained under the parameters of what is commonly known as "The Second Constitution", and formally known as The Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). Military (UCMJ) law and public (Constitutional) law are two very different entities. Constitutional law guarantees a wide array of public and personal rights and privileges that are not guaranteed under the UCMJ. Therefore, and understandably, active duty military police personnel rarely receive training and education on Constitutional law and freedom except in very rare emergency training orientations when they are needed for urgent employment during national security emergencies.

Most military police and military law enforcement personnel serving in National Guard units receive civilian legal and constitutional training and orientation. Accordingly and not unexpectedly, the greatest number of civil rights complaints and lawsuits filed by civilians against the Department of Defense result from actions and decisions taken by active duty MPs rather than by NG and Reserve MPs. Also accordingly, thousands of exhaustive and frustrating manhours are spent by civilian law enforcement agency's investigating abuses by active duty MPs following their national security emergency deployments, whereas as National Guard and Reserve military police professionals receive virtually no public complaints.

QUESTION: Should the new Department of Homeland Security establish a Registry of discharged (*) military police officers and enlisted personnel with no prior NG or Reservist service for the purpose of conscripting them for national security service in the event a domestic emergency requires rapid employment of law enforcement support personnel with previous LE experience?

    Yes No

If yes, should DHS also provide all those in the Registry with formal training advisories on Constitutional rather than UCMJ operational policies and guidelines?

    Yes No

Should DHS begin conducting background investigations of former military police personnel under consideration for emergency conscription for instances of public statements or internet postings, and/or membership in organizations that are deemed racist, prejudicial, advocating unconstitutional policies or illegal activities directed against civilians?

    Yes No


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