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its a genuine camp for "immigrant" detention owned by a contractor.
some say these could be used anytime for "FEMA".
Originally posted by 1825114
^ Take note of how many of those facilities are in very close proximity to sports complexes/fenced fields, railroads, waterways, and other stuff I listed above...
Just because FEMA isn't the company that runs them doesn't mean they can't/won't be used for the citizenry, you're 'arguing' a moot point...
Originally posted by Chadwickus
reply to post by 1825114
Boy have you missed the point.
Sporting grounds, fields and stadiums make perfect temporary housing for people during a natural disaster.
Where did many from Katrina get sent? To the stadium.
What about the various towns in Victoria, during the bush fires in2009? To the football ovals.
These places have plenty of space and amenities for large groups of people.
Part Two addresses handling, securing, and accounting for EPWs and CIs. The MP performing EPW/CI operations must follow specific ROE and ROI applicable to this category of I/R operations. The EPWs and CIs are not treated as DCs or US military prisoners. Leaders and soldiers must be knowledgeable of the Geneva and Hague Conventions, applicable protocols, ARs, and US laws. During war or military operations other than war (MOOTW) involving US forces, the accountability and safe, humane treatment of captives are essential. The US policy demands that all persons who are captured, detained, or held by US forces during conflict be treated humanely. This policy applies from the moment captives are taken until they are released, repatriated, or transferred. Chapter 3 describes division collecting points (CPs) and corps holding areas (CHAs) that may be established throughout the battlefield. Chapter 4 addresses procedures for EPWs, and Chapter 5 describes procedures for CIs. Chapter 6 addresses unique planning requirements to be considered when operating an I/R facility.
Division Collecting Points and Corps Holding Areas
A large number of captives on the battlefield hampers maneuver units as they move to engage and destroy an enemy. To assist maneuver units in performing their mission—
3-24. Do not speak to captives except to give orders or directions. Do not let captives talk to or signal each other. This prevents them from plotting ways to counter security and plan escapes. An uncooperative captive can be gagged in certain tactical situations; however, only use a gag for as long as needed and ensure that it does not harm the captive.
CENTRAL COLLECTING POINTS
3-46. A central CP (Figure 3-3) is larger than a forward CP, but it has a similar setup and operation. The larger holding capacity of a central CP requires additional MP. If sufficient MP are unavailable, it is augmented by a division, corps, or EAC band to assist with perimeter security. Captives are provided food, water, first aid, and medical attention as required.
3-47. As stated in the division OPLAN or OPORD, a central CP is located near the division support area (DSA) in an area that prevents captives from observing activities within the DSA. It is also located near MSRs to make delivery, evacuation, and resupply easier.
CORPS HOLDING AREAS
3-55. A CHA (Figure 3-4) can hold more captives for longer periods of times than a central CP. Depending on the availability of MP units to establish I/R facilities, corps MP units must be prepared to hold captives at the CHA more than 72 hours. If the CHA keeps captives more than 72 hours, MP must plan and coordinate for the increased logistics and personnel required to operate a long-term facility. The decision to hold captives longer is based on METT-TC and the availability of forces. Captives remain in the CHA until they are evacuated to an I/R facility or until hostilities end.
3-56. A CHA receives captives from CPs and units that capture them in the rear area. Usually, one CHA is established to support each division conducting operations. However, additional CHAs may be required based on the—
Size of the corps area.
Type of terrain.
Length of the LOC between the CHA and the division central CPs.
Number of captives being moved.
3-57. A CHA is usually located near a base or a base cluster in the corps rear area. When selecting a site—
Coordinate with the unit responsible for the area (terrain) and the corps rear CP.
Conduct a recon to select a location.
Is it adjacent to an MSR, a railroad, or an airfield?
Are existing buildings available?
Is it close to supply facilities?
3-58. A CHA is more permanent than CPs. Existing structures may be used and are preferred. The capture rate and the captive categories determine the size of the CHA. A multistory building has a smaller perimeter to guard; however, it requires using guards on each floor and may present a security risk for the guards. Depending on the tactical situation, perimeter lighting can be used.
3-59. When constructing a CHA, divide it into two or more compounds for segregation, security, and ease of control. Consider providing more than one entrance into the CHA. Include a reception area for further processing, searching, and examining of selected captives by MI. Include sanitary facilities (showers and latrines) and shelter (tentage and existing buildings) from the elements and direct and indirect fire.
3-68. Consider the following when planning an MI screening site:
The site is located where screeners can observe captives as they are segregated and processed. It is shielded from the direct view of captives and is far enough away that captives cannot overhear screeners' conversations.
The site has an operation, administrative, and interrogation area. The interrogation area accommodates an interrogator, a captive, a guard, and an interpreter as well as furniture. Lights are available for night operations.
Procedures are implemented to verify that sick and wounded captives have been treated and released by authorized medical personnel.
Guards are available and procedures are implemented for escorting captives to the interrogation site.
Procedures are published to inform screeners who will be moved and when they will be moved.
Accountability procedures are implemented and required forms are available.
COLLECTING POINTS IN OTHER OPERATIONS
3-69. The CPs can also be operated during river crossing, amphibious, airborne, armored, and air assault operations:
River crossing operations. Establish temporary CPs on entry and exit sides of the river (corps MP often take control of CPs). Return from the exit bank and evacuate captives to the rear, preventing interference with tactical operations and protecting captives from hostile fire. Coordinate with traffic control personnel at the crossing site to prevent interference with assault forces who are moving forward. Use a secondary crossing site if available...
Originally posted by proob4
I found this today and thought it was interesting.
See if a camp is near you and take a ride for yourself and see if these camps are real.
Originally posted by proob4
FEMA CAMP LOCATIONS:
■Opelika WWII German/Italian POW camp now being renovated.