DOD Aims To Improve Contractor Crime Reporting

Law360, New York (March 9, 2012, 8:19 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Defense unveiled a proposed rule Friday that would require contractors to better educate their personnel around the world about where to report suspected crimes committed by or against contractors.

Under the rule, contractors that send personnel to accompany U.S. military forces outside the U.S. in contingency operations, humanitarian or peacekeeping operations, and certain other military operations would have to supply employees with information about reporting offenses under the Uniform Code of Military Justice and the Military Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act.

The workers should...
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