Military Police Officer

Branch: 
Military Police Corps
CMF: 
31O
MOS Details
Major Duties: 

As a Military Police Officer you will be charged with leading soldiers in the execution of offensive operations, defensive operations, stability operations, and civil support operations.

Military Police provide five main battlefield funtions:

  • Maneuver and Mobility Support Operations
  • Area Security Operations
  • Law & Order Operations
  • Internment/Resettlement Operations
  • Police Intelligence Operations

A Military Police Lieutenant has the following responsibilities:

  • Lead and direct small, tactical Military Police units and organizations (typically MP Platoons).
  • Provide Military Police coordination at all levels.
  • Serve as Military Police advisor to Army Reserve and Army National Guard organizations.

Additional responsibilities of a Military Police Captain are:

  • Commanding and controlling company-sized Military Police units (100-200 Soldiers).
  • Coordinate the employment of Military Police Soldiers at all levels of command, from company to division level and beyond, in U.S. and multi-national operations.
  • Instruct Military Police skills at service schools and combat training centers.
Qualifications and Prerequisites
Other Qualifications: 
  • MUST be an officer
  • Must complete Basic Officer Leader Course II (BOLC II)
  • Must complete Military Police Basic Officer Leadership Course III (MPBOLC III)

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