JOINT TASK FORCE PHOENIX

RULES OF ENGAGEMENT

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. INTRODUCTION

2. RULES OF ENGAGEMENT

INTRODUCTION

        Joint Task Force Phoenix member’s actions are guided and dictated by the unit Rules of Engagement(ROEs).  These ROEs are designed with a MilSim environment in mind and must be followed by each member from beginning to end of each mission.

        

RULES OF ENGAGEMENT

SELF DEFENCE

Nothing in the JTFP ROE limits the member from using force, up to and including deadly force, to protect themselves or other members of JTFP from serious injury or death.

JTFP FORCE DESIGNATED PROPERTY

JTFP members will be informed when they are defending JTFP property.  JTFP property includes the following:

PROPORTIONAL FORCE

        Any force must be limited in the intensity, destruction and time in order to achieve the mission without going above and beyond the requirement to safely do so.

MINIMUM FORCE

        The use of force must never be more that what is needed to accomplish the mission as well as based on the circumstances of the time.  Deadly force can and may be used as minimum force when required.

DEADLY FORCE

        The use of force, up to and including the use of deadly force is authorized as follows:

Self defence as outlined above;

To prevent serious crimes;

To prevent prevent interference with JTFP while conducting missions;

To prevent loss of possession, damage or destruction of JTFP force designated property, as outlined above;

To prevent loss of possession, damage or destruction of weapons, munitions and combat vehicles captured during the execution of JTFP missions;

Self Defence up to and including the use of deadly force when threat to life or JTFP equipment capture is imminent; and

Self Defence up to and including the use of deadly force when threat to life of non JTFP personnel while under control or protection of JTFP personnel.

NON-DEADLY FORCE

        The use of non deadly force is authorized as follows:

CAS

Member’s of JTFP shall utilise CAS: