Security Police Case Study

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3.6 Security Police
USAF security policemen (far left: Amn Marc Joel Berger) from Tan Son Nhut Air Base watch for Viet Conginfiltration attempts along the base perimeter during the Vietnam war.
In 1968, the Air Force accepted the Safe Side Program's recommendation to establish 559-man Combat Security Police Squadrons (CSPS) organized into three field flights. Three CSPS were incrementally activated, trained and deployed in 179-day TDY rotations to South Vietnam. On March 15, 1968, the 821st CSPS began a hasty training program at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii and was in place at Phan Rang Air Base on its TDY deployment by April 15. The 822nd CSPS was organized, more completely trained, and replaced the 821st in August 1968. The 823rd CSPS was trained
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currency, U.S. treasury securities, and investigation of major fraud.
The Secret Service's initial responsibility was to investigate counterfeiting of U.S. currency, which was rampant following the U.S. Civil War. The agency then evolved into the United States' first domestic intelligence and counterintelligence agency. Many of the agency's missions were later taken over by subsequent agencies such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and Internal Revenue Service
3.8 Weapons and Equipment

Weapons systems are the main tools used to protect VVIP from terrorist attack. Many different types of weapons were used to protect and secure VVIP in USA past 100 years of American history. There are some weapons are illustrated below.

M1 Carbine

he M1 carbine is a lightweight, easy-to-use, semi-automatic carbine that became a standard firearm for the U.S. military during World War II, the In selective-fire versions capable of fully automatic firing, the carbine is designated the M2 carbine. The M3 carbine was an M2 with an active infrared scope system. Unlike conventional carbines, which are generally a version of a parent rifle with a shorter barrel (like the earlier .30-40 U.S. Krag rifle and carbine and the later M16 rifle and M4 carbine), the M1 carbine has only one minor part in common with the M1 rifle, a short buttplate screw, and fires a different cartridge. This weapon was used in Korean and Vietnam

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