Police Patrol Officers
Also called: Patrol Officer, Patrolman, Police Officer, Police Sergeant
In the Air Force: Security Forces; Security Forces Apprentice; Security Forces Apprentice, Combat Arms; Security Forces Apprentice, Military Working Dog Handler; Security Forces Craftsman; Security Forces Helper, Combat Arms; Security Forces Helper, Military Working Dog Handler; Security Forces Journeyman; Security Forces Journeyman, Combat Arms; Security Forces Journeyman, Military Working Dog Handler
In the Army: Indirect Fire Infantryman; Infantryman; Military Police; Special Forces Weapons Sergeant; Working Dog Handler
In the Coast Guard: Maritime Enforcement Specialist; Port Security Specialist
In the Marine Corps: Accident Investigator; Anti-tank Missileman; Critical Skills Operator; Infantry Assaultman; Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) Crewman; Military Police; Military Working Dog Handler; Physical Security Specialist; Riverine Assault Craft (RAC) Crewman; Special Reaction Team (SRT) Member; Working Dog Handler
In the Navy: Boarding Specialist; Dog Handler; GWOT IA/ILO Detainee Operations Interrogator; GWOT Support Assignment-Military Police (Law and Order Specialist; Kennel Master; Master-At-Arms; Master-at-Arms Basic; Navy Law Enforcement Specialist; Protective Service Specialist; Security Force Specialist
- Provide for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, enforcing motor vehicle and criminal laws, and promoting good community relations.
- Record facts to prepare reports that document incidents and activities.
- Monitor, note, report, and investigate suspicious persons and situations, safety hazards, and unusual or illegal activity in patrol area.
Safety and Government
Arts and Humanities
Math and Science
Ideas and Logic
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