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Military police, colloquially as MPs, are concerned with law enforcement on military property and concerning military personnel, installation security, close personal protection of senior military officers, management of prisoners of war, management of military prisons, traffic control, route signing and resupply route management. However, not all military police organizations are concerned with all of these. MPs are generally not frontline combat personnel, but their duties may bring them near the frontline.
In the Halo universeEdit
The UNSC Marine Corps maintains its own military police force, as does the UNSC Army, used to guard important military installations on Reach and Earth, as well as other high priority installations.
It is unknown whether the UNSC Navy maintains its own MPs, though it is presumed that Marine MPs also function in coordination with the UNSC Navy. ODST MPs formed a security detail for the John-117's testing of the Mark V Mjolnir Armor.
The Office of Naval Intelligence's Beta-5 Division also has its own military police force. The helmet used by the Beta-5 MP has also been adopted for use with the Mjolnir Armor, and is also used in conjunction with the UNSC Marine Corps and UNSC Army armor systems as the default enclosed helmet.
- ↑ Halo: The Fall of Reach, page 246
- ↑ Halo: First Strike, page 100 ("No one kept the Security Committee for the UNSC waiting. A pair of MPs snapped to as he approached the set of double doors. They didn't salute, and their hands rested on their holstered sidearms. They stared straight ahead, but Wagner knew that if he twitched the wrong way he'd be shot first and questioned later.")
- ↑ Halo: Reach, Armory