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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton


Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

"The West Coast's Premier Expeditionary Training Base"

Provost Marshal's Office - Operations Conducted

Operations Conducted by the Provost Marshal's Office


During the Fall months, PMO will solicit for small/medium stuffed animals from the Base occupants. These new "stuffed animals" will be placed in PMO Police Cars, and whenever a child is present in an emergency or stressful situation, a stuffed animal is handed out to ease the traumatic experience.

Operation Broom

Base Reign Over Our Munchkins is dedicated for Halloween Night during On-Base "Trick or Treat" hours. PMO personnel and Base volunteers will conduct walking beats in all the Base Housing Areas during those hours, as authorized by the Base Commander.

Radar Operation

Unannounced placements of a stationary patrol/radar unit in an area aboard the Base, at which speeders are identified as a problem.

Base Decal Inspection Checkpoint

Unannounced checkpoints established to inspect all vehicles for Base Registration. These are done monthly/bi-monthly.

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Checkpoints

Unannounced checkpoints to screen all drivers for alcohol consumption. These checkpoints are conducted during holiday periods, but can be done upon direction at any time.

Operation Tag & Hook

Base-wide sweeps for tagging "abandoned" vehicles and subsequent towing, if discrepancies are not addressed. Conducted annually Base-wide, or as requested on a smaller scale.