Military Police Officer (31B Military Police Officer)

OVERVIEW

Military police protect the 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

REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)

Skilled Technical (ST): 91

Learn more about the ASVAB and see what jobs you could qualify for.

COMPENSATION

Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation.

EARN CASH FOR IN DEMAND JOBS

You could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses just for enlisting under certain Military Occupational Specialties. Visit Jobs in Demand to see if this job qualifies for an enlistment bonus.

EDUCATION BENEFITS

In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses. Learn more about education benefits.

FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS

The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with federal, state and local law enforcement.

PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PAYS) PROGRAM

Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program at http://www.armypays.com.

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Posted
06/10/2021
Location
Oyster Creek, TX, US