Royal Military Police Officer
London, United Kingdom
6d ago

Key Responsibilities

  • Command a platoon of highly competent Military Police Soldiers.
  • Deploy on operations, providing police support to the wider Army.
  • Conduct and manage complex investigations.
  • Undertake specialist courses such as the Serious Crime Investigations Course and the Close Protection Course.
  • A constantly varied and rewarding role.

    Training For The Role

    Step 1

    First, you become an Officer at the prestigious Sandhurst Academy. This takes 44 weeks in total.

    Step 2

    Then, you go on the Military Police Officer’s Course at the Defence School of Policing and Guarding. Over 12 weeks, you get a detailed insight into police duties, investigations, evidence handling, military law and other key aspects of policing.

    This prepares you for your first posting as an RMP Platoon Commander. You can then take further training, including the Serious Crimes Investigations Course and the Close Protection Course.

    Entry Requirements

    Age : 17 years 9 months - 28 years 11 months Qualifications :

    You can enter the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst after the age of 26 and before the age of 29 in the AGC (RMP) as a Confirmed Cadet

    72 UCAS Points from at least two A-level passes and 35 ALIS points at GCSE (34 for SCEs) from seven GCSE / SCE subjects (including Grade C in English, Maths and a science or a foreign language).

    You must also pass Advanced Police disclosure checks

    Fitness :

  • Mid Thigh Pull 76kg
  • Medicine Ball Throw 3.1m
  • 2km run 10m 15s (multistage fitness test)
  • More information about the fitness test

    Qualifications You Could Get After Training

    All Officers have the opportunity to gain civilian qualifications as a result of their training in the RMP.

    You can get accreditation by doing the Serious Crime Investigation Course and the Close Protection Course.

    Rank Progression

    Learn about rank progression here.

    Pay and Benefits

    You'll earn £27,818 during your year of training at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, before commissioning and becoming a Second Lieutenant, on £33,436 a year.

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