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Military Justice

Nature and purpose of military law



A Trial Counsel (prosecutor) is assigned in support of commanders to advise on the following subjects:

  • Criminal Investigations
  • Search and Seizure
  • Non-judicial Punishment (Article 15)
  • Courts-Martial (Summary/Special/General)
  • Administrative Reprimands/Admonishments
  • Administrative Separation Actions (Officer/Enlisted)
  • Bars to Reenlistment
  • Relief for Cause
  • Corrective Training
  • Pretrial Confinement
  • Law of War/Code of Conduct/Rules of Engagement

Victim/Witness Liaison Services

Hours and Location

The main Office of the Staff Judges Advocate hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (0900 to 1700) Central Standard Time. The office is closed Federal Holidays and directed observances (Training Holidays, etc.).

The office is located at Fort Polk & JRTC, 7090 Alabama Ave., Building 1454, Fort Polk, Louisiana  71459 (Under the blue awning next to The Showboat Theater). 

The Courthouse is located inside of Building 1946, on 15th Street, next to the 1st MEB Headquarters and the SRP Site.



Contact Information (Area Code 337, DSN 863)

Chief of Justice, Criminal Law


NCOIC, Criminal Law


1st  Maneuver Enhancement Brigade


115th Combat Support Hospital


4th Brigade, 10th Mountain Division


162nd Infantry Brigade


United States Army Garrison – Fort Polk

  • Warrior Transition Unit



1st Battalion (Airborne), 509th Infantry Regiment


Joint Readiness Training Center, Operations Group


Magistrate Court Clerk


Victim/Witness Liaison 



Bailiff Responsibilities


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