This Article will first briefly discuss the Posse Comitatus Act and its applicability in different situations, the exceptions to the PCA, and the use of DOD military services in counter-drug operations. Next, extraterritorial applications of the PCA will be briefly examined. Finally, the effects law enforcement activities may have on military readiness will be discussed.
Michael T. Cunningham, The Military's Involvement in Law Enforcement: The Threat Is Not What You Think, 26 SEATTLE U. L. REV. 699 (2003).