Marine Corps Officer Job Descriptions

MOS 5803 -- Military Police Officer

MOS/Title: 5803 -- Military Police Officer

Type of Officer : Unrestricted Line Officer

Type of MOS : PMOS

Rank Range: LtCol to 2ndLt

Job Description: Military police officers function as supervisors, coordinators, and administrators of law enforcement matters.

Job Requirements:

(1) This MOS will be assigned to officers who have a background and/or education in law enforcement.

(2) complete the Military Police Officers Basic (MPOB) Course at the United States Army Military Police School (USAMPS), or six months On-the-Job Training (OJT) accompanied by a favorable recommendation from the commanding officer.

Upon successful completion of 6 months of observed fitness report time in a Reserve Military Police (MP) billet, a favorable endorsement from a military police unit inspector/instructor, drilling Reserve unrestricted officers may request 5803 designation via an Administrative Action form to CMC (POS).

Duties: For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to MCO 1510.86B, Individual Training Standards for the Military Police and Corrections Occupational Field 58.

Related Department of Labor Occupation Codes :

(1) Police Chief 375.117-010.

(2) Deputy Sheriff, Chief 377.167-010.

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Above information derived from MCBUL 1200, part 1