Custody Definition -


Term Source: JP 3-63 (Detainee Operations) ?

1.) The responsibility for the control of, transfer and movement of, access to, and maintenance of accountability for weapons and components.

2.) The detention of a person by lawful authority or process.

3.) Temporary restraint of a person.

In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Term Classification: operations


Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-63: Detainee Operations, updated November 2014 View source document

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015

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