• National Guard
  • $42,330.00 -59,530.00/year*
  • West Columbia, SC
  • Government
  • Part-Time
  • 2152 Morningside Dr

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Job Description

Have you ever dreamed of making an impact? How about serving your community, State, and Nation? As a Military Police Officer for the Army National Guard, you ll do all of these things by protecting, defending, and upholding the law.

MPs support battlefield operations through circulation control, providing area security, conducting prisoner of war operations, supervising civilian internee operations, and carrying out law and order operations. MPs also support the peacetime Army community by protecting critical resources, implementing crime prevention programs, and preserving law and order.

Job Duties
Law enforcement patrols
Interview witnesses, victims, and suspects in investigations
Crime scene security and processing
Arrest and charge criminal suspects

Some of the Skills You ll Learn
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
Ability to remain calm under heavy duress
Ability to interact well with people

Through your training, you will develop the skills and experience necessary to enjoy a civilian career in police forces and security firms.

Earn While You Learn
Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to train. In the Army National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.

Job training for Military Police consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 20 weeks of Advanced Individual Training (AIT) and on-the-job instruction, including practice in police methods. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

Benefits/Requirements

Benefits

  • Paid training
  • A monthly paycheck
  • Montgomery GI Bill
  • Federal and State tuition assistance
  • Retirement benefits for part-time service
  • Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)
  • 401(k)-type savings plan
  • Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, for existing loans)
  • Health care benefits available
  • VA home loans
  • Bonuses, if applicable




  • Associated topics: border patrol, criminal, fire, fire marshal iii, fire protection engineer, hazard, law enforcement, nsa, prisoner, safe

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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