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What does a CID do?

What does a CID do?

As the U.S. Army’s primary criminal investigative organization and the Department of Defense’s premier investigative organization, the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division, commonly known as CID, is responsible for conducting felony-level criminal investigations in which the Army is, or may be, a party of interest …

How do I get a Military Police report?


  1. U.S. Army Crime Records Center, 27130 Telegraph Road, Quantico, VA 22134.
  2. 855-306-0003 (FOIA related questions)
  3. 571-305-4224 (General information about the CRC)
  4. FAX# 571-305-4154.
  5. Email FOIA requests to: [email protected].

Can you look up military criminal records?

Military personnel records are restricted to protect the privacy of veterans and service members. However, criminal proceedings in the military are public information that you can request under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

How does a CID investigation work?

CID detectives primarily investigate felony-level crime and provide criminal investigative support to the Patrol Division. CID conducts a broad spectrum of criminal investigations to include deaths, sexual assault, armed robbery, burglaries, fraud, computer crimes and counter-drug operations.

What cases do the CID investigate?


  • Investigate all offences related to Vulnerable Groups;
  • Handle cases involving Gender-based Violence including Domestic Violence and child abuse.
  • Handle Juvenile offences.
  • Prosecute all these offences where necessary.

Can CID give you a polygraph?

It’s doubtful that the CID will allow you to choose your own independent polygraph examiner. They’ll likely insist on using an examiner at a major military installation. 6.

How long can CID keep a case open?

C.I.D. will not leave the investigation open for five years. If this was the case, the Soldier would have to be flagged and would not be able to reenlist. What they may be talking about is C.I.D. probably “Titled” the Soldier during their investigation.