and separate brigade counterintelligence/prisoner of war interrogation (CI/IPW)
teams provided commanders with critical battlefield information and assisted
displaced persons who were separated from family members. Elements of the 29th
MI Bn were successful in dealing with the local populace in Panama City. The
teams relied on their in-country expertise in conducting mission area analysis
and screening of EPWs/displaced persons. Accurate and timely reporting assisted
in the apprehension of numerous personnel on the Black, Gray, White List (Hostile,
Questionable, Friendly) and the "Most Wanted List."
teams need to be task-organized. MI units that possess area expertise should
be used to work with the local populace and displaced persons. Training exercises
and combat training centers (CTCs) should include both IPW play and displaced
CI/IPW teams under the operational control of maneuver elements.
area-oriented teams in AOs containing urban areas.
liaison representatives from participating law enforcement agencies (LEAs)
at the IPW facility. This facilitates information sharing on wanted personnel.
current, in-depth biographic files with full face photo of key personnel available
to the interrogators.
CI/IPW teams know the current priority intelligence requirements/intelligence
requirements maintained by the collection manager.
that teams have a clear understanding of the task, while being language-qualified
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