US Army - Military Police Officer (Soldier)

US Army / Army Reserve - Toms River, NJ

Full-time$1,500 - $2,100 a month
EducationBenefits

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.

  • Clean record
  • Ages 17-34
  • No serious medical issues to include asthma

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

COMPENSATION:

Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time.

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 experience and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program at http://www.armypays.com.

  • LAPD
  • New York City Police Dept.
  • Louisville Metro Police
  • Clearwater PD
  • Alabama Department of Corrections
  • Las Vegas Metro Police Department
  • Kansas Highway Patrol
  • City of Chicago
  • Baltimore Police Department
  • Corpus Christi Police Department

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $1,500.00 to $2,100.00 /month

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Working days:

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement
  • Child Care benefits
  • Gym memberships or discounts
  • Commuting/travel assistance
  • Employee discounts
  • Flexible schedules
  • Others

Hours per week:

  • 20-29
  • 30-39

Overtime often available:

  • No

Typical start time:

  • 9AM

Typical end time:

  • 5PM