Army MOS 31B
Primary Duties: Supervise or provide support to the battlefield by conducting battlefield circulation control, area security, prisoner of war operations, civilian internee operations, law and order operations on the battlefield, and support to the peacetime Army community through security of critical Army resources, crime prevention programs, and preservation of law and order.
Skill Level 1 Performs as a team member in support of battlefield operations, installation law and order operations, and security of US Army resources and installations.
Skill Level 2 Leads military police teams in support of battlefield operations and leads and supervises small sections in support of security and installation law and order operations.
Skill Level 3 Leads military police squads and sections, operates police desks, plans crime prevention measures, operates evidence rooms, and prepares operations plans and orders in military police detachments in support of both battlefield and installation law and order operations and security of resources and installations.
Skill Level 4 Leads military police platoons, large detachments, and sections. Supervises and performs duties as Provost Sergeant and MP Operations NCO, prepares circulation or traffic control plans and operations orders in support of both battlefield and installation law and order operations and security of resources and installations.
Skill Level 5 Performs 1SG duties or provides staff supervision, prepares plans, procedures and operational orders as Provost Sergeant, Operations Sergeant, Intelligence NCO, and Security NCO in support of battlefield and installation law and order operations and security of resources and installations.
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- Formal training (completion of MOS 31B course conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Army Military Police School) mandatory.
- All applicants for MOS 31B must be interviewed by PERSCOM Security Interviewer. Waivers will only be granted by ODCSPER (DAPE-MPA-RP). Service members reclassifying for MOS 95B must be interviewed by local Provost NCO (SFC or above) or Provost Marshal (CPT or above). Written endorsement must accompany re-enlistment contract.
- Be, at least, 18 years of age at time of entrance on active duty.
- Meets all requirements for Personnel Reliability Program (PRP) qualifications.
- Security clearance of CONFIDENTIAL
- Must possess a valid state motor vehicle operator license.
- No record of more than 15 days lost under section 972-10-USC
- No record of pre-trial intervention or conviction by military or civil court of the following:
- Any offense involving force or violence.
- Any offense listed under para 4-22, AR 601-210 (misdemeanor), or similar offense not listed for which the maximum possible sentence exceeds 4 months of confinement.
- Two or more offenses within 5 years prior to the date of enlistment listed under AR 601-210, para 4-21, (minor non-traffic), or similar offense not listed for which the maximum possible sentence is less than 4 months confinement.
- Three or more minor traffic offenses as listed under AR 601-210, para 4-20, (minor traffic) during the 12 months period prior to entry on active duty (does not include traffic violations considered misdemeanor or felony by virtue of fine amount per AR 601-210.
- No pattern of behavior or actions that is reasonably indicative of a contemptuous attitude toward the lasw or other duly constituted authority.