Military Criminal Defense Lawyers Serving Active-Duty Personnel at Naval Construction Battalion Center (NCBC) Gulfport in Gulfport, MississippiLed by a former member of the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps (JAG), Crisp and Associates Military Law is a criminal defense law firm that represents active-duty military personnel in military criminal matters. If you are stationed at NCBC Gulfport and have been charged with a crime or are facing disciplinary action by the Navy, we can help protect your job and your freedom. Call now for a free consultation with one of our experienced military attorneys.
While facing criminal charges is a serious matter for anyone, for members of the military, mounting a successful defense takes on heightened importance. Facing a court-martial, Article 15 non-judicial proceeding, or administrative separation hearing can lead to severe consequences, and to protect your freedom, your status in the military, and your family’s future, you need an experienced attorney on your side.
The defense attorneys at Crisp and Associates Military Law bring decades of legal experience to representing members of the Navy in military criminal matters. We have experience representing servicemen, servicewomen, and officers stationed at NCBC Gulfport in Gulfport, Mississippi, and elsewhere around the world, and founding attorney Jonathan Crisp served in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps (JAG) in Germany before entering private practice. We understand what is at risk, and we know how to protect your career, your freedom, and your future. To start building your defense, contact us today.
What We DoIf you are stationed at NCBC Gulfport and are under investigation or facing charges, we are here to help you. With more than 75 years of combined legal experience, our attorneys have represented numerous servicemen and servicewomen stationed worldwide in cases involving:
- Drug Crimes
- Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
- Sexual Assault and Violent Crimes
- Court-Martial Defense
- Non-judicial Punishment (UCMJ Article 15)
- Qualitative Management Program (QMP) Appeals
- Records Correction/Discharge Upgrade
- Denial of Security Clearance
About NCBC Gulfport
Established in 1942 as Camp Hollyday, NCBC Gulfport is the long-time home of the Naval Construction Training Center. NCBC Gulfport is located in Gulfport, Mississippi, the state’s second largest city. NCBC Gulfport is locate north of I-90 and south of I-10; the Main Gate is located off of Highway 49. NCBC Gulfport supports a population of approximately 5,500 active duty, dependents, and civilian personnel. The area has an estimated 7,000 retires.
Facilities within the boundaries of NCBC Gulfport include shopping, lodging, dining and entertainment, including fitness and aquatics centers, a movie theater, and a golf course. NCBC Gulfport also has outdoor recreational areas, including Seabee Park, offering pavilions and picnic areas, canoeing/kayaking and fishing opportunities. Off-base the area is known as a vacation destination, offering close access to Gulf Shore beaches and casinos. However, the majority of the installation is dedicated to mission support and training.
NCBC Gulfport serves as home port to the Atlantic Fleet Naval Construction Battalions, “Seabees,” and as home of the Naval Construction Training Center (NCTC) Gulfport. The Seabees are the premier engineers of the Navy, known for building forward naval bases, repairing battle damage, as well as supporting humanitarian aid and disaster relief missions. NCTC Gulfport provides a variety of training, including the Builder Rate “A School,” the four-week Expeditionary Combat Skills (ECS), which teaching basic combat skills, basic first aid, mission planning, and other combat-related skills. The Seabee Heritage Center (Atlantic Annex) is also located on NCBC Gulfport, commemorating the history and achievement of the Atlantic Coast Naval Construction Force (Seabees).
The units and tenants stationed at NCBC Gulfport include:
- Naval Construction Group TWO (NCG-2)
- 22nd Naval Construction Regiment
- Naval Mobile Construction Battalion ONE
- Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 11
- Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 74
- Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133
- Navy Branch Health Clinic, Gulfport
- Naval Construction Training Center
Various other units and tenant organizations
What to Do After an Arrest at NCBC GulfportIf you have been arrested on suspicion of DUI, possession of a controlled substance, sexual assault, theft, or any other crime at NCBC Gulfport there are a number of steps you need to take immediately. Following an arrest, you should:
- Exercise Your Article 31 Rights - The Right to Remain Silent. Once you have been arrested, you have the right to remain silent, and it is important that you do so. NCIS or Military Police will likely use a number of different tactics to try to get you to admit guilt, but you do not have to (and should not) say anything that could be used against you until you speak with an attorney.
- Exercise Your Right to Legal Representation. The one thing that you should say is that you want to talk to a lawyer. You have the right to legal representation, and having an attorney present during your interrogation will help ensure that you do not say anything or make any other mistakes that could jeopardize your defense.
- Avoid Speaking with Anyone About Your Case. In addition to exercising your right to remain silent with the NCIS or Military Police, you should also avoid speaking with anyone else about your case. Cellmates, friends, and even family members could become witnesses for the government, and it is imperative that you avoid giving prosecutors access – directly or indirectly – to anything that could be used against you.
Who We AreCrisp and Associates Military Law is a military criminal defense law firm that focuses exclusively on representing enlisted service members and military officers in criminal matters. Along with former Army JAG lawyer Jonathan Crisp, our team includes a veteran former police officer with specialized training in forensic science, and a former number one rated Senior Defense Counsel in the Air Force, each of whom bring unique insights to defending clients in military court, including courts martial and administrative separation proceedings.
Meet our criminal defense lawyers:
- Jonathan W. Crisp, Founder and Former U.S. Army JAG Lawyer
- Bryan DePowell, Criminal Defense Attorney and Former Police Officer
- Donald Gordon, Of Counsel
- Christopher Nuneviller, Of Counsel