Military police in towns and cities Page: 67
The following text was automatically extracted from the image on this page using optical character recognition software:
by the civil authorities under close military police super-
vision. Where a vehicle licensing and registration system
has been in effect, the existing system is utilized to the max-
imum extent. Registrations, however, are verified and cor-
rected. When necessary, a new registration is conducted.
Information should include the make, model, body type,
motor number, and year of manufacture of the vehicle, and
name and address of the owner. Stickers may be used to
designate vehicles licensed for operation, care being exer-
cised to prevent the illegal sale of stickers on the black mar-
ket. The extent and purpose for which motor vehicles may
be used by the civil population is prescribed by the theater
commander or military governor. Special stickers may be
provided for vehicles used by doctors, civil police, civil gov-
ernmental officials, and others whose duties require that
they circulate freely.
68. CARE, FEEDING, AND CONTROL OF REFU-
GEES. Refugee evacuation areas may be established in or
adjacent to towns and cities in the theater of operations.
Where a military government is in effect, the local civil
affairs officer may be charged with the care, feeding, and
control of refugees within his locality. The local civil au-
thorities are made responsible for the operation of the
refugee evacuation area. The provost marshal of the town
or city may be charged with supervising the activities of the
civil authorities. In areas not under military government,
higher authority determines the amount of responsibility
pertaining to the handling of refugees with which the local
provost marshal is charged. Where refugees must be fur-
nished food, clothing, shelter, and medical attention, the
supplies and facilities of the local civilian authorities and
welfare agencies are utilized to the fullest possible extent.
Refugees may be housed with the local inhabitants, or fur-
Here’s what’s next.
This book can be searched. Note: Results may vary based on the legibility of text within the document.
Tools / Downloads
Get a copy of this page or view the extracted text.
Citing and Sharing
Basic information for referencing this web page. We also provide extended guidance on usage rights, references, copying or embedding.
Reference the current page of this Book.
United States. War Department. Military police in towns and cities, book, January 1945; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96651/m1/73/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.