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Figure 5. Maps should be used to show routes covered by patrols,
establishments to be checked, locations and types of offenses
committed, and places of importance and interest.
military police headquarters, the map may be used for in-
struction of members of the patrol. Beats should be num-
bered. A record should be kept of the beat assignments of
b. Answering telephone calls. The desk sergeant re-
ceives reports of the patrols and any complaints, messages
or requests for assistance telephoned in by outside agencies.
He may dispatch a part of the reserve to answer emergency
c. Keeping the duty officer informed of the situation, and
referring to him cases requiring action by the provost mar-
shal or criminal investigation section.
d. Use of radio. Supervises the radio operator. Where
a radio receiving and transmitting set is operated at mili-
tary police headquarters, the radio operator should be fur-
nished a separate room. (See fig. 6.)
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