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  • Military Police Working Dog Handler

    Military Working Dog Handler (31K)

    Military Working Dog (MWD) handlers are responsible for the care and training of his or her service dog, which contributes to combat operations abroad and installation security at home by providing target odor detection (explosive/drug). Service dogs, generally seen as a non-lethal option for neutralizing a threat, also serve as a psychological deterrent during law enforcement operations.  

    • Active/Reserve: Active Duty
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
  • Military Police holding rifle

    Military Police (31B)

    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.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
  • 31E Internment/Resettlement Specialist

    Internment/Resettlement Specialist (31E)

    Internment/resettlement specialists are primarily responsible for day-to-day operations in a military confinement/correctional facility or detention/internment facility.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
  • CID agent at firing range

    Criminal Investigations Special Agent (31D)

    CID special agents are primarily responsbile for conducting criminal investigations in which the Army is, or may be, a party of interest. They handle felony-level crimes that involve Army property and Army personnel.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
  • A U.S. Army military police officer meets with a group of local police officers

    Military Police Officer (31A)

    A military police officer is responsible for leading the Soldiers that protect lives and property on Army Installations.

    Officers supervise the execution of the five military police Battlefield functions: Maneuver and mobility support operations (reconnaissance and surveillance), Area security operations (site security and response), Law & order operations (law enforcement and developing host-nation police forces), Internment/resettlement operations (military prisoners and enemy combatants), and Police intelligence operations.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions:None