3rd Military Police Group (CID)

3rd MP Group logoThe 3rd Military Police Group (CID), headquartered at Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia supports commanders by conducting criminal investigations of serious, sensitive or special interest matters; preventing crime; protecting the force and Army resources in peacetime, combat and contingency operations throughout the group's area of operations.

The 3rd MP Group (CID) is responsible for all felony criminal investigation matters with a U.S. Army interest throughout an area of operation encompassing the eastern half of the United States, the Caribbean, Central America (less Mexico), South America, Africa, and Europe.

Among key supported Army field elements within the 3rd MP Group's CID) area of responsibility are U.S Army Europe, U.S. Army Africa, XVIII Airborne Corps and 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; the 101st Air Assault Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; the 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia and the 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York.

The 3rd MP Group (CID) provides direct mission support to U.S. Central Command, U.S. Special Operations Command and U.S. Southern Command located in Florida. The Group also supports U.S European Command and U.S. Africa Command located in Stuttgart, Germany.

The 3rd Group is comprised of five battalions located at Fort Benning, Fort Campbell, Fort Myer, and Kleber Kaserne, Germany as well as the only airborne CID battalion at Fort Bragg.


  • 3rd Military Police Group (CID), 2182 South Perimeter Road, Building 8300, Hunter Army Airfield, GA 31409
  • 912-435-0645


COL HedgepethColonel Roger P. Hedgepeth was born and raised in South Lake Tahoe, California. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1983 and served as a Military Police Driver, Gunner, Team Leader, and Squad Leader before entering the ROTC Program at California State University (CSU) Fresno in 1987. Colonel Hedgepeth was commissioned as a 2LT in the U.S. Army Military Police Corps in 1991. Colonel Hedgepeth has a B.S. and M.S. in Criminology from CSU Fresno, a M.S. in International Relations from the JFK Special Warfare Center, and a M.A. in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College.

Colonel Hedgepeth’s assignments include serving as Platoon Leader in the 3d MP Company, 3ID in Wuerzburg and Schweinfurt, Germany, an Assistant S3 and Company Commander in the 759th MP Battalion at Fort Carson, Colorado. At Fort Bragg, North Carolina he served as a PSYOP Detachment Commander in C Company, 9th PSYOP Battalion, and as the PSYOP Detachment Commander for the 75th Ranger Regiment. Colonel Hedgepeth returned to Germany and was assigned as an Operations Officer in the 18th MP Brigade followed by duty as a Battalion S3 and Battalion XO in the 709th MP Battalion. Colonel Hedgepeth returned to the United States and served in a Joint assignment at NORAD and USNORTHCOM at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. While at NORAD and USNORTHCOM he served in the J34 Anti-terrorism and Force Protection Directorate, as a Speechwriter to the Commanding General, and as the Director of Security. Following his Joint assignment COL Hedgepeth returned to Germany to take command of the 709th MP Battalion in Grafenwoehr, Germany. He just completed serving as the Director of Operations for the Combined Joint Interagency Task Force-435, Kabul, Afghanistan.

Colonel Hedgepeth has deployed to Operation ENDURING FREEDOM (2001-2002), Operation IRAQI FREEDOM I (2003-2004), Operation IRAQI FREEDOM 05-07 (2005-2006), and Operation ENDURING FREEDOM (2013-2014). Colonel Hedgepeth is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and the U.S. Army War College.

Colonel Hedgepeth’s awards and decorations include: the Bronze Star Medal (1 OLC), the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (2 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (2 OLC), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (2 OLC), the Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Service Star, Iraqi Campaign Medal with one star, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon with numeral 1, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Medal with numeral four device, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Army Valorous Unit Award, Army Meritorious Unit Commendation, Army Superior Unit Award, Parachutist Badge, the Air Assault Badge, the Ranger Tab, and the Combat Action Badge.

Command Sergeant Major

CSM WheadonCommand Sergeant Major Tara R. Wheadon is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She enlisted in the United States Army and graduated from One Station Unit Training, Fort McClellan, Alabama in October 1995.

Command Sergeant Major Wheadon served in a variety of leadership and staff positions during her career. Her previous assignments include: Patrolman and Gunner, A Company, Military Police Activity, Fort Rucker, Alabama and 630th Military Police Company, Schweinfurt, Germany; Squad Leader and Sergeant of the Guard, United States Army Chemical Activity, Pacific (USACAP) Military Police Company, Johnston Atoll, USA; NCOIC of Military Police Investigations, 523rd Military Police Detachment, Fort Riley, Kansas; Drill Sergeant, A Company, 787th Military Police Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Instructor/Writer for the Protective Service Training Course, A Company, 701st Military Police Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Detachment Sergeant, Mannheim CID Office, 5th Military Police Battalion (CID), Mannheim, Germany; First Sergeant, 1002nd Military Police Battalion (CID), Bamberg, Germany, Noncommissioned Officer in Charge, Criminal Intelligence Division, Headquarters, United States Army Criminal Investigation Command, Quantico, Virginia; the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss, Texas, and most recently the Command Sergeant Major, 10th Military Police Battalion (CID), Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Her deployments include Operation Enduring Freedom, Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Command Sergeant Major Wheadon’s military education includes the Basic Military Police Training and Advance Individual Training Courses, the Military Police Investigations Course (ASI V5), Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officers Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officers Course, First Sergeant Course, Sergeants Major Academy (Class 62), Drill Sergeant School, Protective Services Training and Anti-Terrorism Driving Course, the Apprentice Special Agent Course (ASAC), the Evidence Management Certification Course (EMC2), Sergeant Major Force Management Course, and Hostage Negotiations. She holds a Masters of Science in Psychology from University of Phoenix and pursuing a second Master’s in Management from University of Phoenix.

Command Sergeant Major Wheadon’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (2 OLC); the Army Commendation Medal with one Silver cluster; the Army Achievement Medal (4 OLC); the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; the National Defense Medal with bronze star; the Army Good Conduct Medal (6th award); the NATO Medal; the Driver’s Badge, and the Drill Sergeant Identification Badge. Command Sergeant Major Wheadon is also a recipient of the Military Police Order of the Marechaussee (Bronze) and is a member of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.

Operations Officer

CW5 Ed CollinsChief Warrant Officer Five Edgar A. Collins is a native of Berkeley, California, and a graduate of Sacramento State University. He entered military service in 1988 and attended the Military Police (MP) One Station Unit Training (OSUT) School at Fort McClellan, Alabama.

His previous duty assignments include Operations Officer, Washington CID Battalion, Fort Myer, Va.; Operations Officer, 10th MP Battalion (CID), Fort Bragg, N.C.; Operations Officer, 10th MP Battalion (CID), deployed in Afghanistan; Chief, Investigative Operations and Command Forensic Science Officer, Headquarters, United States Army Criminal Investigation Command, Fort Belvoir, Va.; Detachment Commander, 48th/41st Military Police Detachment CID, Fort Carson, Colo.; Detachment Commander, 48th Military Police Detachment CID, Camp Slayer/Victory, Baghdad, Iraq; Operations Officer/Forensic Science Officer, Benning CID Battalion, Fort Benning, Ga.; Special Agent in Charge, Fort Irwin Resident Agency, Fort Irwin, Calif.; Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Fort Sam Houston Resident Agency CID, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Team Chief Special Agent, Fort Irwin Resident Agency CID, Fort Irwin, Calif.; Special Agent, Hanau Resident Agency CID, Hanau, Germany; Physical Security NCO in the S-2, 1st of the 1st Air Defense Artillery (ADA), Spangdahlem Air Force Base, Germany; Military Policeman/drug suppression team member, 545th MP Company, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

His military education includes the Warrant Officer Senior Staff Course, Warrant Officer Staff Course, Warrant Officer Advanced Course, Warrant Officer Basic Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Primary Leadership Development Course, Advanced Fraud Course, Protective Services Training Course, Child Abuse Intervention and Training Course, Apprentice Special Agent Course, Military Police (MP) One Station Unit Training (OSUT) School, Basic and Advanced Forensic Pathology, Forensic Anthropology, and Forensic Dentistry at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology.

His civilian law enforcement education includes graduating from the FBI National Academy, Quantico, Va.; the Major Case Management Course at the Canadian Police College in Ottawa, Canada; and the Advanced Metropolitan Police CID Course, Scotland Yard, London, England.

Chief Warrant Officer 5 Collins holds a Masters of Forensic Science from The George Washington University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the California State University at Sacramento. He is an Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Fellow in Medicolegal Death Investigations and a member of the American Academy of Forensic Science.

His awards include the Bronze Star Medal (1OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (SOLC), Army Commendation Medal (3OLC), Army Achievement Medal (2OLC), the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Medal, the NATO Medal, the National Defense Service Medal (2), and the Overseas Service Medal (Long/Short tours).

5th Military Police Battalion (CID)

5th MP Bn logoThe 5th Military Police Battalion (CID) is headquartered in Kleber Kaserne, Kaiserslautern Germany. The 5th MP Bn (CID) offices provide investigative support to Army interests and protective services to high risk personnel in Europe and Africa.

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Subordinate 5th MP Bn (CID) Offices

The Benelux CID Office provides support for Belgium and the Netherlands.

Benelux CID Office
Unit 21419
APO AE 09708
E-mail: usarmy.benelux.3-mp-gp.list.benelux-cid
Phone: 011-32-6827-5048
DSN: (314) 361-5048

The 481st Military Police Detachment (CID) is headquartered at Wiesbaden, Germany. The Detachment provides felony criminal investigative support to U.S. Army Europe within the Wiesbaden and Baumholder Military Communities.

Mailing Address:
Wiesbaden CID Office
481st MP Detachment (CID)
Unit 24302
APO AE 09005
E-mail: usarmy.wiesbaden.3-mp-gp.list.wiesbaden-cid
Phone: 011-49-611-705-6554
DSN: 546-6554

Baumholder CID Office
481st MP Detachment (CID)
Unit 23813, Box 35
APO AE 09034
E-mail: usarmy.baumholder.3-mp-gp.list.baumholder-cid
Phone: 011-49-6783-6-7526
DSN: 314-485-7526

The 515th Military Police Detachment (CID) is headquartered at Kaiserslautern, Germany. The Detachment provides felony criminal investigative support to U.S. Army Europe within the Kaiserslautern and Stuttgart Military Communities and Italy.

Mailing Address:
Kaiserslautern CID Office
515th MP Detachment (CID)
Unit 23119
APO AE 09054
E-mail: usarmy.rheinland-pfalz.3-mp-gp.list.kaiserslautern-cid
Phone: 011-49-661-411-6881
DSN: 314-483-6881

Stuttgart CID Office
515th MP Detachment (CID)
Unit 30401
APO AE 09107
E-mail: usarmy.stuttgart.3-mp-gp.list.stuttgart-cid
Phone: 011-49-711-680-2976
DSN: 314-430-2976

The 262nd Military Police Detachment (CID) is headquartered at Grafenwoehr, Germany. The Detachment provides felony criminal investigative support to U.S. Army Europe within the Grafenwoehr, Hohenfels and Ansbach Military Communities.

Mailing Address:
Grafenwoehr CID Office
262nd MP Detachment (CID)
Unit 28130
APO AE 09114
E-mail: usarmy.grafenwoehr.3-mp-gp.list.grafenwoehr-cid
Phone: 011-49-9641-83-7339
DSN: 314-475-7339

Hohenfels CID Office
262nd MP Detachment (CID)
Unit 28216
APO AE 09173
E-mail: usarmy.hohenfels.3-mp-gp.list.hohenfels-cid
Phone: 011-49-9472-83-2654
DSN: 314-466-2654

Ansbach CID Office
262nd MP Detachment (CID)
Unit 28609
APO AE 09250
E-mail: usarmy.ansbach.3-mp-gp.list.ansbach-cid
Phone: 011-49-9802-83-2489
DSN: 314-467-2489

Protective Services Unit in Germany
The Protective Services Unit (PSU), 5th MP Battalion (CID) mission commands the PSDs and PSAs supporting the Supreme Allied Command Europe (SACEUR), U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM), U.S. Army Europe (USAREUR), the U.S. Military Representative to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and the Surveillance Detection Team (SDT) in order to provide protective services oversight for HRP designated principals headquartered in the 5th MP Bn (CID) area of operations. On order, provide additional PSD support for OSD, JCS, and DA designated HRP’s traveling OCONUS.

The PSU AFRICOM Detail is responsible for protecting the AFRICOM Commander and visiting dignitaries. The PSU SACEUR Detail is responsible for protecting the SACEUR Commander and visiting dignitaries.

Unit 23119
APO AE 09054
Email: usarmy.rheinland-pfalz.3-mp-gp.list.5mp-bn-psu-all
hone: 011-49-0631-411-6953
DSN: (314) 483-6953

APO AE 09107
Email: usarmy.stuttgart.3-mp-gp.list.psu-africom
Phone: 011-49-0711-729-4458
DSN: (314) 421-4458

APO AE 09705
Email: usarmy.shape.3-mp-gp.list.psu-saceur
Phone: 011-32-65-44-4009
DSN: (314) 423-4009

Vicenza CID Office
515th MP Detachment (CID)
Unit 31401, Box 35
APO AE 09630
E-mail: usarmy.vicenza.3-mp-gp.list.vicenza-cid
Phone: 011- 39-044-471-8898
DSN: 314-634-8898

10th Military Police Battalion (CID)

10th MP Bn logoThe 10th Military Police Battalion (CID) provides criminal investigative support to military commanders in both war and peace time environments. The 10th MP Bn (CID) remains one of CID's busiest and most deployed units.

The Soldiers of the 10th MP Bn (CID) have served in Operations Just Cause & Promote Liberty, Panama; Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Saudi Arabia/Iraq; Multi-National Observers Mission, Sinai; Uphold Democracy, Haiti; Hurricane Andrew, Florida; Operation Noble Eagle, U.S.A.; Operation Enduring Freedom, Kuwait/Afghanistan; and twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Kuwait/Iraq.

The Battalion provides investigative oversight to the military communities and surroundings areas of Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Fort Stewart, Georgia; Fort Gordon, Georgia and Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia.


Subordinate 10th MP Bn (CID) Offices

30th Military Police Detachment (CID)
Fort Stewart CID Office
460 W. Bultman Ave.
Fort Stewart, GA 31314
Phone: 912-767-5030/3334
Fax: 912-767-3766
DSN: 870

Hunter Army Airfield CID Office
Bld 100 Billy Mitchell Blvd
Hunter Army Airfield, GA 31409
Phone: 912-315-6529
Fax: 912-315-6813
DSN: 729

32nd Military Police Detachment (CID)
32nd MP Detachment (CID)
321 Brainard Avenue, Building 33412
Fort Gordon, GA 30905-5670
Phone: 706-791-6315/4611
DSN: 780

37th Military Police Detachment (CID)
37th MP Detachment (CID)
5483 Marion Avenue
Fort Jackson, SC 29207-6045
Phone: 803-751-7664/7665
Fax: 803-751-7867
DSN: 734

502nd Military Police Battalion (CID)

The 502nd Military Police Battalion (CID) provides professional criminal investigative services to the United States Army within a 15 state geographical area of responsibility, ranging from northern Alabama and Mississippi, as well as portions of New York, to the Canadian border.  On order, deploy individuals or detachments in support of contingency operations.

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Subordinate 502nd MP Bn (CID) Offices

31st Military Police Detachment (CID)
2747 29th Street
Fort Campbell, KY 42223-5638
E-mail: usarmy.campbell.usacidc.list.camp-cid-31-det@mail.mil
COM: 270-798-9406

62nd Military Police Detachment (CID)
Building 10705
South Riva Ridge Loop
Fort Drum, NY 13602-5013
E-mail: usarmy.drum.imcom-atlantic.mbx.cid-resident-agency@mail.mil
Phone: 315-772-4260
DSN: 772

280th Military Police Detachment (CID)
Bldg 1467D
382 3rd Avenue, Suite 390
Fort Knox, KY 40121-5117
E-mail: usarmy.knox.usacidc.list.cid-32-det@mail.mil
Phone: 502-624-7447/7537
DSN: 464

Fort McCoy CID Office
1681 West Eaton Road
Fort McCoy, WI 54656
Phone: 608-388-5296
DSN: 280

Redstone CID Office
502nd Military Police Battalion (CID)
Building 3623
Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898-7240
E-mail: usarmy.redstone.3-mp-gp.list.redstone-arsenal-cid-office@mail.mil
Phone: 256-876-2037
DSN: 746

Fort Benning CID Battalion

Benning logoThe Benning CID Battalion "Crime Fighters" provides 24/7 felony criminal investigative support to local commanders, service members, and civilians within its assigned operational area.  On order, the Benning CID Battalion deploys individual agents and task organized Criminal Investigative Units to locations worldwide to provide both protective security and felony investigative support.

The Battalion has eight subordinate units located at Fort Benning, Georgia; Fort Rucker, Alabama; Eglin Air Force Base, Florida: Lakeland, Florida; Camp Shelby, Mississippi; Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, and Fort Polk, Louisiana.

Among key supported Army units within the Battalion’s area of responsibility are U.S. Central Command; U.S. Special Operations Command; U.S. Southern Command; U.S. Army South; Maneuver Center of Excellence; U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center; Joint Readiness Training Center, Joint Forces Training Center, U.S. Army Aviation Center; Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation; and 75th Ranger Regiment.  The Benning CID Battalion supports commanders by conducting felony criminal investigations in support of victims, unit readiness and installation quality of life.


  • Benning CID Battalion, 6801 Kilgore Street, Bldg 214, Fort Benning, GA 31905
  • 706-545-8917
  • DSN: 835-8917

Subordinate Fort Benning CID Battalion Offices

71st Military Police Detachment (CID)
Bldg 5430, Raider Ave
Fort Rucker, AL 36362
Phone: 334-255-3108
Fax: 334-255-9187
DSN: 558
Email: usarmy.rucker.usacidc.mbx.cid@mail.mil

86th Military Police Detachment (CID)
Fort Benning CID Office
7235 Gillespie Street
Bldg 108
Fort Benning, GA 31905
Phone: 706-626-1888

90th Military Police Detachment (CID)
Building 3220 Georgia Avenue
Fort Polk, LA 71459
Phone: 337-531-2931
Fax: 337-531-7845

Eglin CID Office
U.S. Army Eglin CID Office
206 North 1st Street
Eglin Air Force Base FL 32542
Phone: 850-882-3594/2953
DSN: 872

Lakeland CID Office
Lakeland CID Office
905 N Ingraham Ave
Lakeland, FL 33801
Phone: 863-688-2192
Fax: 863-683-4473

Puerto Rico CID Office
Puerto Rico CID Office
Building 202 Whitney Street
Fort Buchanan, PR 00934
Phone: 787-707-3845
Fax: 787-707-2318
DSN: 740

Honduras CID Office
Benning CID Battalion, 3rd MP Group
Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras
BB: (from U.S.) 011-504-9450-3695
(local) 9450-3695
DSN: (312) 449-4275

Washington CID Battalion

Wash Bn logoThe Washington CID Battalion conducts felony criminal investigations, criminal intelligence operations, and investigative support program integration in support of U.S. Army Commanders within a thirteen state operational area and the District of Columbia.  On order deploys an MP Detachment (CID) or agents to support unified land operations. 

The Battalion has ten subordinate units located at West Point, NY Fort Hamilton, New York; Joint Base Dix-Maguire-Lakehurst, NJ; Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania; Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland; Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia; Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Fort Lee, Virginia and Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

The Washington CID Battalion executes felony investigations, criminal intelligence, logistical security and forensics support throughout the 13 Northeastern United States encompassing 22% of the U.S. population in support of Army interests.  The battalion supports Army and Joint Force Commanders key organizations/institutions including HQs Department of the Army, Military District of Washington/Joint Forces HQs - National Capital Region, U.S. Military Academy, six of the seven Senior Service Colleges, TRADOC HQs, CASCOM, Walter Reed Medical Center and over 12 Army Garrisons.  The battalion’s special agents also partner with local, state, federal and joint law enforcement agencies. 


  • 106 Stewart Rd Building 313, Fort Myer, VA 22211-1101
  • 703-696-3495
  • DSN: 426-3495

Subordinate Washington CID Battalion Offices

68th Military Police Detachment (CID)
855 Chisholm Avenue Suite 5345
Fort Meade, MD 20755-5345
Phone: 301-677-1682
DSN: 622

Aberdeen Proving Ground CID Office
4505A Springfield Street
Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD 21005-5001
E-mail: usarmy.apg.usacidc.mbx.apg-cid-office@mail.mil
Phone: 410-278-5261/5262/5263
DSN: 298

Fort Dix CID Office
Building 5165B, Maryland Avenue
Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ 08640
E-mail: usarmy.jbmdl.usacidc.mail.cid@mail.mil
Phone: 609-562-2076

Fort Hamilton CID Office
Building 406, Swift Road
Fort Hamilton, NY 10996-1584
Phone: 718-630-4441
DSN: 232

West Point CID Office
Swift Road, Building 616
West Point, NY 10996-1584
E-mail: westpoint-cid@usma.edu
Phone: 845-938-3513/4712
DSN: 688

Carlisle Barracks CID Office
609 Butler Road
Carlisle, PA 17013-5017
Phone: 717 245-3072
DSN: 242

12th Military Police Detachment (CID)
Fort Lee CID Office
Building 11109 A. Avenue
Fort Lee, VA 23801-1702
E-mail: USARMY Ft Lee USACIDC Mailbox lee CID
Phone: 804-734-1008/1460
Fax: 804-734-1447
DSN: 687

Fort Eustis CID Office
12th MP Detachment (CID)
Building 1499 Washington Blvd
Fort Eustis, VA 23604-5534
Phone: 757-878-4811 ext 224
DSN: 826

75th Military Police Detachment (CID)
6104 3rd Street, Bldg. 1457
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-5592
Phone: 703-806-0497/3306
DSN: 656
Fax: 703- 806-3800

Fort Myer CID Office
106 Steward Rd Building 313
Fort Myer, VA 22211-1328
Phone: 703-696-5917/3501
DSN: 426