the United States Armed Forces law enforcement go by many
The service members of the US Army and US
Marine Corps are called MP's, short for military police.
US Navy and US Coast Guard use the term Shore Patrol and Master
at Arms with the US Air Force utilizing the Air Force Security
also maintains uniformed civilian police officers under the
title and jurisdiction of the DoD Police. All the branches'
law enforcement play an intregral role in maintaining order
and protecting the interests of the men and woman in the armed
Dept. of Defense
- The official website for the department that oversees the
DOD Force Protection & DOD Police.