Provost Marshal Office

MISSION (what our task and purpose is): On a continual basis, Marine Corps Base Quantico Provost Marshal Office protects the lives, rights, and property of all personnel and organizations aboard the installation in order to support unit and personnel readiness and create and preserve an atmosphere of safety and security.

VISION (where we will be): A premier Provost Marshal Office known for being service oriented and integrated into the installation community and for cultivating policing excellence.

GOALS (what the desired outcomes we seek are): S. E. R. V. E.

  • Shield and Safeguard – through community-oriented, problem-oriented, and intelligence-led policing (COP, POP, & ILP), leveraging local, regional, and national law enforcement resources to better apply our assets to prevent and deter criminal activity.
  • Enable Commanders – to stay mission ready through policing activities that are proactive, preventative, and informative.
  • Respect all – through empathetic and well-mannered behavior that preserves the dignity of everyone we interact with regardless of age, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, or socioeconomic status.
  • Value professionalism – through training and education that is consistent, relevant, and timely and places our officers in the best position to achieve personal, professional, and unit success.
  • Earn and maintain public trust – every single day through positive and ethical actions that are centered on community involvement, integrity, disposition, compassion, competence, transparency, and accountability.

DEPARTMENT MOTTO: "Keepers of the Crossroads"

Major Knobel                                                     
            Maj. Aaron M. Wellman                                               Deputy Police Chief Joseph P. Riley
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•Operations Section Primary Duties 
    –Patrol Operations 
            •Access Control – (5) 24 hr access control points 
            •Law Enforcement Patrols – 24 hr patrols across the installation 
    –Special Operations 
            •Accident Investigations Unit (AIU) 
            •Military Working Dogs (MWD) 
            •Special Reaction Team (SRT) 
            •Commercial Vehicle Inspection (CVI) Lot 
            •School Resource Officer 
•Services Section Primary Duties 
    –Police Administration 
    –Weapons/Pet/Vehicle Registration 
    –Physical Security / Crime Prevention 
    –Court Liaison 
            •Magistrate Court 
            •Base Traffic Court
•CID Primary Duties 
    –General Crimes 
    –Interviews and Interrogations 
    –Hostage/Crisis Negotiation 
    –Protective Services Detail 
    –Evidence Holding and Processing 
    –Crime Scene Processing 
    –Police Intelligence Operations 

The Provost Marshals Office is committed to providing the public with professional law enforcement service. We shall always strive to perform our duties with acceptance, understanding and approval. Likewise, it is the policy of the Provost Marshals Office to accept and investigate all complaints or allegations of misconduct on the part of any employee. If you would like to commend a Marine Military Policeman or Police Officer for work or service considered worthy of recognition, or, submit a complaint, please complete the form attached to this link.

D.A.R.E.'s mission is to provide children with the information and skills they need to live drug-and-violence-free lives. The mission is to equip kids with the tools that will enable them to avoid negative influences and instead, allow them to focus on their strengths and potential, that's exactly what D.A.R.E. is designed to do. During the school year, there is a certified D.A.R.E. officer that goes to the schools and teaches 5th & 6th graders about the D.A.R.E. program.
McGruff the Crime Dog helps people, especially kids, learn how to be safe and make their neighborhood safer. McGruff and a Military Police officer will hand out child identification kits, information brochures about safe, stranger danger, and various helpful information. McGruff makes appearances at various events (National Night Out, Military Child Month, Halloween, etc.). If you would like for McGruff to make an appearance at an event, you can call Physical Security Office for more information.

RECORDS: 703-784-4423
The Police Records Section maintains Incident Complaint Reports (ICR) and other documents generated by the Provost Marshal Office. Police Records also provides services such as Local Records Checks, Privacy Act and Command request for reports. These services are provided at the Provost Marshal Office at 2043 Barnett Ave., Quantico, VA 22134. Arrive at the Desk Sgt Window on the west side of the building and request to speak to personnel about records or background checks.

Personnel who can request documents:
Personnel directly involved in the incident or personnel identified as witnesses.

Commanders must provide written documentation of authorized personnel who can request and pick up command requested documents. An example of this document can be requested by contacting the Records Clerk at the above number.

From the date of the incident there is a ten day waiting period for law enforcement to complete the report and provide it to the records section. Once an individual request a report it may take up to ten days from the date of request for the report to be redacted, reviewed, and authorized for release.

Local Records Checks are available for individual personnel only. The only exception is for personnel who provide a release of information signed by the individual who the check is being conducted on.

Marine Corps Base Quantico Form 8000-1 Weapons Registration Form


TRAFFIC COURT CLERK:  703-784-4423
The Traffic Court Liaison works closely with the Base Magistrate to adjudicate Traffic Citations that are issued on base, records information on the individual’s base driving record, and liaisons with the Federal Magistrate in Alexandria, VA to adjudicate Federal Magistrate Citations.
PHYSICAL SECURITY: 703-784-2396/4927/4172

Establishes policy, procedures, responsibilities, and minimum construction requirements for buildings aboard MCB Quantico. Physical Security also, identifies measures to safeguard personnel, facilities, property and material. The Physical Security/ Crime Prevention Unit accomplishes this by conducting physical security surveys (for armories, ammunition supply points, restricted areas, etc.) and crime prevention surveys (barracks, schools, building wanting to enhance their overall security, etc.).

LOST AND FOUND: Lost, found, or abandoned property and unclaimed property discovered aboard the installation is turned over to the military police for proper handling. Anyone who may have lost an item on base or while visiting the base can contact the Physical Security Office for inquires of their missing property.

LOST/STOLEN CAC CARD: Replacement of a lost or stolen CAC requires documentation from the appropriate security office or CAC sponsor confirming that the CAC has been reported lost or stolen (DTM-08-003, att. 3, par. 8.b.). If a CAC Card is found, report to DEERS located in bldg 2034, 2nd deck of Little Hall.



2043 Barnett Ave
Quantico,VA 22134

Desk Sergeant: 

(703) 784-2251/2252/2253