What is custody?

custody meaning in Military terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
1. The responsibility for the control of, transfer and movement of, access to, and maintenance of accountability for weapons and components.
Source: JP 3-63

2. Temporary restraint of a person.
Source: JP 3-63

3. The detention of a person by lawful authority or process.
Source: JP 3-63


reference: DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms