military police


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military police

n. Abbr. MP
The branch of an armed force assigned to perform law enforcement duties, as on a military installation.

military police

n
(Military) a corps within an army that performs police and disciplinary duties
military policeman n

mil′itary police′


n.
soldiers who perform police duties within the army. Abbr.: MP Compare shore patrol.
[1820–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.military police - a military corps that enforces discipline and guards prisonersmilitary police - a military corps that enforces discipline and guards prisoners
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
personnel, force - group of people willing to obey orders; "a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens"
shore patrol - the military police of the navy
military policeman, MP - a member of the military police who polices soldiers and guards prisoners
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The amendments will be discussed by the Members of the Parliament in September and provide that in times when there is no war, the military police would be able to assume tasks to counter crime and safeguard public order in Bulgaria, according to the Defense Ministry official website.
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This kept women from a wide swath of assignments, and restricted opportunities even within fields they could legally enter, like the military police or intelligence, since almost every type of unit in the Army (even support units) could theoretically see combat.
Colonel Carroll attended military specialty schools including the Women's Army Corps Officer Basic Course, the Military Police Basic and Advanced Course, the Armed Forces Staff College, and the Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management.
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