Department of Defense Directive 2310.01E: A Snapshot of the Pentagon's Policy on Detention
Robert Chesney Tue, Oct 3, 2017, 8:00 AM
The Department of Defense has regulations for everything, and detention is no exception. The key policy document for detention operations is Department of Defense Directive Number 2310.01E ("DODD 2310.01E"). This directive, titled "DOD Detainee Program," functions as a general framework for all DOD detainee operations, with extensive reference to both legal and policy obligations applicable in such circumstances.