HeadquartersDepartment of the ArmyWashington, DC25 February 2011
The Army Physical Security Program*Army Regulation 190–13
Effective 27 March 2011
H i s t o r y .
T h i s p u b l i c a t i o n i s a m a j o rrevision.
S u mma r y.
This reg ula t ion i m ple m e nts
DOD 5200.08–R and DODI 3224.03. Itprescribes policies, procedures, and guid-ance to plan and implement the Depart-m e n t o f t h e A r m y P h y s i c a l S e c u r i t yP r o g r a m . I t p r o v i d e s g e n e r a l g u i d a n c econcerning requirements for and use of physical security equipment; the appoint-ment of physical security officers and in-spectors; the conduct of physical securityinspections and surveys; the managementof physical security credentials; the man-agement and use of identification cardsand badges; restricted areas; access con-trol for installations and stand-alone facili-ties; and security forces.
This regulation applies tot h e a c t i v e A r m y , t h e A r m y N a t i o n a lGuard/Army National Guard of the UnitedStates, and the U.S. Army Reserve, unlessotherwise stated.
Proponent and exception authority.
The proponent of this regulation is theProvost Marshal General. The proponenthas the authority to approve exceptions orwaivers to this regulation that are consis-tent with controlling law and regulations.The proponent may delegate this approvalauthority, in writing, to a division chief within the proponent agency or its directreporting unit or field operating agency, inthe grade of colonel or the civilian equiv-alent. Activities may request a waiver tothis regulation by providing justificationthat includes a full analysis of the ex-pected benefits and must include formalreview by the activity’s senior legal offi-cer. All waiver requests will be endorsedby the commander or senior leader of therequesting activity and forwarded throught hei r h i g h e r hea dqu a r t e r s to t h e p ol i c y
proponent. Refer to AR 25–30 for specificguidance.
Army internal control process.
Thisregulation contains internal controls andidentifies key internal controls that mustbe evaluated (see appendix C).
Su pplementat ion .
Supple mentation of
this regulation and establishment of com-mand and local forms are prohibited with-o u t p r i o r a p p r o v a l f r o m t h e P r o v o s tMarshal General (DAPM–MPP–PS), 2800A r m y P e n t a g o n , W a s h i n g t o n , D C20310–2800.
Users areinvited to send comments and suggestedimprovements on DA Form 2028 (Recom-m e n d e d C h a n g e s t o P u b l i c a t i o n s a n dBlank Forms) directly to Provost MarshalGeneral (DAPM– MPP–PS ), 28 00 Army
Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310–2800.
Com m i t te e Con tin u an c e A p p ro va l .
The Department of the Army committeemanagement official concurs in the estab-lishment and/or continuance of the com-m i t t e e ( s ) o u t l i n e d h e r e i n . A R 1 5 – 1requires the proponent to justify establish-i n g / c o n t i n u i n g c o m m i t t e e (s ) , c o o r d i n a t edraft publications, and coordinate changesin committee status with the U.S. ArmyResources and Programs Agency, Depart-ment of the Army Committee Manage-ment Office (AARP–ZX), 2511 JeffersonDavis Highway, 13th Floor, Taylor Build-ing, Arlington, VA 22202–3926. Further,i f i t i s d e t e r m i n e d t h a t a n e s t a b l i s h e d“group” identified within this regulation,later takes on the characteristics of a com-mittee, as found in the AR 15–1, then theproponent will follow all AR 15–1 re-quirements for establishing and continuingthe group as a committee.
This publication is availa-ble in electronic media only and is in-tended for command levels, C, D, and Efor the active Army, the Army NationalGuard/Army National Guard of the UnitedStates, and the U.S. Army Reserve.
Distribution Restriction Statement.This publication contains technical or operational information that is for official Government use only. Distribution is limited toU.S. Government agencies. Requests from outside the U.S. Government for release of this publication under the Freedom ofInformation Act or the Foreign Military Sales Program must be made to the Office of the Provost Marshal General(DAPM–MPP–PS), 2800 Army Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310–2800.Destruction Notice.Destroy by any method that prevents disclosure of contents or reconstruction of the document.
FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY
*This regulation supersedes AR 190–13, dated 30 September 1993.
AR 190–13 • 25 February 2011i
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