Military Police Officer

Employer
United States Army
Location
Roslyn Heights, NY
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Government Agencies
Institution Type
Outside Academe


Job Description

Military police protect lives and property on Army installations by enforcing military laws and regulations. They also control traffic, prevent crime and respond to all emergencies.

Job Duties
  • Law enforcement patrols
  • Interview witnesses, victims and suspects in investigations
  • Crime scene security and processing
  • Arrest and charge criminal suspects

Requirements

Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.

Training

Job training for military police requires 20 weeks of One Station Unit Training and on-the-job instruction in police methods. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field.

Some of the skills you'll learn are:
  • Basic warrior skills and use of firearms
  • Military/civil laws and jurisdiction
  • Investigating and collecting evidence
  • Traffic and crowd control
  • Arrest and restraint of suspects

Helpful Skills
  • Interest in law enforcement
  • Ability to make quick decisions
  • Remain calm under heavy duress
  • Ability to interact well with people

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS
  • You must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident
  • You must be 17-35 years old
  • You must be in good physical condition
  • You must have a clean legal record
  • You must have a high school diploma or GED

Some positions may have additional qualifications.



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