Military Men Masquerading as Cops May Be Coming to a Town Near You

Marine Corps Air and Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) Provost Marshal (head of a unit of military police) and the local California Highway Patrol office will begin working together 12/12 -- and through the holiday season -- in a joint effort to reduce accidents and drinking and driving. The combined mutual cooperation between the Marine Corps Military Police and State enforcement officers will begin somewhere along Highway 62. The CHP will set up DUI roadblocks with the presence of Military Police. A violation of the Posse Comitatus Act.


Gary Daigneault discussed the ramifications of this joint effort today on his 107.7 F.M Talk Back show. Mr. Daigneault and his callers seemed to be very concerned. On its face, one may think this is a good idea. But it's not. I agree with Mr. Daigneault and his callers. Most of which seemed to think this is a very bad idea. Mr. Daigneault contacted a Constitutional Law expert, and the attorney informed him this is absolutely unconstitutional. It's NOT permitted under the Posse Comitatus Act of 1878, 8 U.S.C. § 1385. It's my understanding that the Constitutional Law expert said CHP officers could be arrested out there working with the Military Police because it's a "felony."

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