Military police protect lives and property on Army installations by enforcing military laws and regulations, as well as controlling traffic, preventing crime, and responding to emergencies.
They provide support to the battlefield by conducting force protection, anti-terrorism, area security, and police intelligence operations and crime prevention programs.
Army MPs also lead military police squads and sections, operate police desks, plan crime prevention measures, operate evidence rooms and prepare operations plans and orders in military police detachment.
Military Duties Translated:
Respond immediately to citizen calls for assistance and to alarms triggered at homes and businesses
Maintain a presence in the community that helps to deter crime and provide support to citizens
Help to secure crime scenes and ensure that evidence is not removed or tampered with
Act as a police presence at public events and provide security for municipal gatherings
Identify potential criminal activity or other hazardous situations and take the proper actions to protect citizens and property