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Welcome Aboard!  

The NSA Mid-South Security Department investigates, apprehends, or detains individuals suspected or convicted of offenses against the criminal laws of the United States and the UCMJ.  We provide 24-hour service with a team of civilian officers and enlisted Master-At-Arms and military rated personnel. Many of our civilian officers are military veterans and compliment our force with diverse experience.

Whether you are visiting our installation or assigned here, it is our goal to provide a safe and secure environment to live, work, and train.

Visitor Information and Traffic Regulations

All Personnel And Their Vehicles Entering NSA Mid-South Are Subject To Inspection By Security Force Personnel And/Or Military Working Dogs.

Visitors in private vehicles are required to use the North Gate entrance located on Navy Road.  Commercial vehicles should use the South Gate located on Singleton Road. Visitors should have their identification and driver's license readily available when entering the base to expedite entry and assist security personnel in keeping the traffic flow moving.  If stopped upon entry for an administrative inspection, follow the officer’s instructions.

Possession of weapons aboard Naval Support Activity Mid-South is prohibited under Federal Law. Violators will be apprehended and weapons confiscated. Please call the base armory at 901-874-5665 for any questions.

Speeding

The base-wide speed limit is 25 MPH unless otherwise posted.

Notable Exceptions:

  • 5 MPH in all parking lots.
  • 15 MPH in all housing areas.

NSA Mid-South has a ZERO-TOLERANCE policy for speeding in housing areas.  Security Force personnel utilize radar for traffic enforcement.


Motorcycles - NSA Mid-South regulations require the use of an approved D.O.T. helmet, proper outerwear, long sleeves, pants and boots to operate a motorcycle on base. A reflective vest is required to operate a motorcycle during the hours of darkness.  Personnel assigned to NSA Mid-South are required to complete an approved Motorcycle Safety Course every 3 years before registering a motorcycle on base.

DUI - Security Personnel aggressively enforce DUI laws on base. Violators will be apprehended and their vehicle impounded.

Radar Dectors  - The operation of radar detectors and jammers on base is prohibited. Violators will be ticketed and the device confiscated.

Seabelts  - Seatbelts are mandatory for all vehicle occupants while on base. Naval regulations mandate the use of seatbelts for all military personnel off base as well.

Cell Phones  - The use of cell phones, including in-ear hands-free devices, while driving on base is prohibited. Violators will be ticketed.

Pass and I.D.

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 0700-1600
1st Saturday of every month (except Federal holidays): 0700-1530
874-7037 / 874-5537 / 874-5541 / 874-5581
The Pass and ID section is located in Building 938 at the NSA Mid-South main gate. Vehicle registration is conducted during normal working hours.  The following information is required for vehicle registration:

Vehicle registration.

  • Current proof of insurance.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • DoD identification card.
  • Borrowed vehicle drivers must present a notarized authorization letter from the vehicle's owner.
  • Rental vehicles drivers must present a current rental agreement in the driver's name.
  • Personnel residing in housing not on active duty or retired will be required to submit vehicle information to the base housing office. The housing office will conduct background checks and submit paperwork to Pass and ID for passes. At no time will general base access be granted to non-military affiliated personnel. 


The Pass and ID office also provides fingerprinting services for personnel submitting security clearances, applications, and various licenses. Call for an appointment.

Traffic Tickets

The NSA Mid-South Police Department aggressively enforces all traffic regulations on Federal property.  If you receive a traffic ticket on any installation property with a mandatory court appearance, you MUST appear in traffic court on the date specified on the citation. Failure to appear could result in the revocation of your base driving privileges. Additionally, military personnel could be subject to UCMJ action.  If you are a civilian or are non-base affiliated and receive a Federal Magistrate citation, the Magistrate's Court will notify you of your court date.  If you have questions regarding traffic citations, call 874-5568.  

  • Military personnel must appear in the uniform of the day and be accompanied by a representative from their chain of command.
  • Dependents must be accompanied by their sponsor.

The Courtroom Is Located Inside the Security Building(S-237 - Police Dept).

 

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