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Busan, South Korea, Sept. 8, 1957: Sgt. James D. Rancourt drives his military police jeep through the busy streets of Busan, South Korea, patrolling the area with his Republic of Korea police counterparts. Seated next to him is ROK Sgt. Ha Kung Jin. In the back sits ROK National Police Sgt. Kim Yung Han. The area of U.S. police responsibility in the southern part of the Republic of Korea totals approximately 35,000 square miles. The major activities located within the general area of the city of Busan are the Busan Area Command Headquarters, F Detachment, K MAG, Busan port, the 142nd Quartermaster Battalion, the United Nations Cemetery Compound, K-9 AB; the U.S. Coast Guard station and the German Red Cross hospital. The Provost Marshal Secretary of PAC includes one officer and 95 enlisted men, and they are assisted by a detachment from the 2nd Military Police Det. (Criminal Investigations, C.I.) for investigation of criminal offenses.


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