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Posse Comitatus Act Definition (US DoD)

Official definition of the United States Department of the term Posse Comitatus Act .

Posse Comitatus Act Definition (US DoD)

Official definition of the United States Department of the term Posse Comitatus Act .

Posse Comitatus Act



Prohibits search, seizure, or arrest powers to US military personnel. Amended in 1981 under Public Law 97-86 to permit increased Department of Defense support of drug interdiction and other law enforcement activities. (Title 18, “Use of Army and Air Force as Posse Comitatus” - United States Code, Section 1385) (US DoD)
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