Reference to Operation Garden Plot
Extant to the operational results from continuity of government REX-84 Alpha Explan (subsection of Department of Defense Civil Disturbance Plan 55-2, 'Operation Garden Plot'), regarding large-scale suppression / arrest / detainment of civilians during national crisis situation.
Function: to suppress insurgence whenever unlawful assemblages of rebellion against the authority of the United States make it impractical to enforce law in any state or territory by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings.
Application of forces: local and state police, Army and (in support role) Air National Guard under State control, Federal city law enforcement officials, federal military forces to include Army and (in support role) Air National Guard. The minimum forces to be supported in the Detroit objective area is 5,000, the maximum is 12,000, as specified by Executive Order in which said forces have been directed to resolve law and order.