Job Description: Military Police perform assigned military law enforcement duties to uphold the criminal justice system, maintain good order and discipline, and support the commander’s law enforcement and security requirements in peacetime and combat operations. Typical duties include foot and motorized patrol, control of pedestrian and vehicular traffic, crime prevention/physical security, Desk Sergeant, Communications Dispatcher, Squad Leader, Watch Commander, Platoon Sergeant, Operations Chief, and Provost Sergeant Billets. MOS 5811 is very demanding in that the Military Police are confronted with every form of violation and criminal liability, misdemeanor through felony.

  • Branch Branch: Marines
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  • Desinnation Designation: 5811
  • Average Required Test Average Salary: $35,312
  • Entry Type Entry Type: Enlisted
  • Required Test ASVAB: GT: 100
  • Degree Degree: High School
  • Age Age: 17-29
  • Citizen Citizen: U.S. or Permanent Resident
  • Category Category: Military Police and Corrections
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