Corrections Specialist

Military Police Corps
MOS Details
Major Duties: 

Controls, supervises, and counsels military prisoners and manages confinement operations and correctional treatment programs.

Skill Level 1 Assists with supervision and management of military prisoners and provides external security to confinement/ corrections facility.

Skill Level 2 Supervises, counsels and manages military prisoners in confinement/correction facilities.

Skill Level 3 Supervises confinement facility operations, counseling, management, training, and employment of military prisoners in confinement/corrections facility.

Skill Level 4 Supervises confinement facility operations and establishes procedures for counseling, management, training, and employment of military prisoners in confinement/correction facility.

Skill Level 5 Supervises and establishes procedures for all type activities within confinement/correction facility.

Physical Demands Rating: 
moderately heavy
Physical Profile Serial #: 
Qualifications and Prerequisites
ASVAB Minimum Score: 
100 total from GS+WK+PC+MK+MC
Other Qualifications: 
  • Formal training (completion of MOS 95C course conducted under the auspices of the Commandant, U.S. Army Military Police School) mandatory.
  • Must possess a valid state motor vehicle operator.
  • Minimum age of 18 at time of entrance on active duty.
  • No court-martial convictions. No record of any disciplinary action under UCMJ which indicates behavior inconsistent with the high standards of corrections specialist.
  • No record of civilian convictions other than minor traffic offenses
  • No information in Provost Marshal Office, Intelligence Office, Military Personnel Record Jacket (MPRJ) or medical records whch would prevent the granting of a security clearance under AR 604-5
  • No record of pre-trial intervention or conviction by military or civil court of the following:
    1. Any offense involving force or violence.
    2. Any offense listed under para 4-22, AR 601-210 (misdemeanor), or similar offense not listed for which the maximum possible sentence exceeds 4 months of confinement.
    3. Two or more offenses within 5 years prior to the date of enlistment listed under AR 601-210, para 4-21, (minor non-traffic), or similar offense not listed for which the maximum possible sentence is less than 4 months confinement.
  • No record of more than 15 days lost under section 972-10-USC, appendix 3, MCM 1068
  • No record of possession or use of any narcotic or nonnarcotic drug as defined by Article 134, UCMJ and AR 600-50. (Personnel entering active duty may be granted waiver at Military Entrance Processing Station by the PERSCOM Security Interviewed per DoD Policy on cannabis use).
  • No medically diagnosed history of alcoholism, psychotic disorders, antisocial behavior, objection to bearing and use of arms when necessary of any behavioral characteristic which may be considered prejudicial to the reliable performance of corrections specialist duties.
  • Be able to visually discriminate between red and green.
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