in Federal aid to civil authorities have no other authority to
exercise police functions. Persons arrested may be turned
over to civil authorities, or they may be retained by the mili-
tary as long as the necessities of the situation require. When
the exigencies of the situation no longer require their de-
tention, they will be released or turned over to the civil
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