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Experience, Skills, and Personality Traits

No experience is required to enlist in the military. An interest in law enforcement and the ability to make quick decisions, stay calm in stressful situations, and interact well with people are skills that are helpful to have as a military police officer. Military police are trained and skilled in the use of firearms and basic warrior techniques. They have knowledge of military and civil laws and jurisdiction. They rely on strong management and leadership skills, particularly when controlling crowds and traffic. They use analytical and organizational skills to investigate crimes and collect evidence. They are also physically fit and able to arrest and restrain suspects.

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