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I was arrested drunkenness. I am a civilian working. Do I

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I was arrested for public drunkenness. I am a civilian working for navy. Do I need to report arrest to commanding officer?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Military Law
Expert:  Sam replied 11 months ago.

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This is ​Samuel and I will discuss this and provide you information in this regard.

An arrest does not need to be reported. However, you have 5 days to report a conviction to your immediate supervisor. So if you are convicted, you need to information your immediate supervisor. An arrest is not a conviction. A conviction includes ​any type of plea of guilt, no contest pleas and probation before judgment or deferred adjudications.

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