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Military Police

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 27th February 2017.

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Photo of Nicholas Soames Nicholas Soames Conservative, Mid Sussex

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the Order of Battle of the Royal Military Police is by rank, number and task.

Photo of Mike Penning Mike Penning The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

The Order of Battle for the Royal Military Police, including unit tasks and a breakdown of unit establishment by rank is below:

1st Regiment Royal Military Police. Task: General military police tasks on operations and in garrison and exercise locations in the UK and abroad.

Regular

Reserve

Lieutenant Colonel

1

0

Major

3

1

Captain

11

3

Lieutenant

10

3

Warrant Officer Class 1

3

0

Warrant Officer Class 2

7

1

Staff Sergeant

16

3

Sergeant

43

13

Corporal

103

47

Lance Corporal

104

54

Private

2

0

3rd Regiment Royal Military Police. Task: General military police tasks on operations and in garrison and exercise locations in the UK and abroad.

Regular

Reserve

Lieutenant Colonel

1

0

Major

4

1

Captain

10

3

Lieutenant

10

3

Warrant Officer Class 1

3

0

Warrant Officer Class 2

7

1

Staff Sergeant

16

3

Sergeant

43

13

Corporal

103

47

Lance Corporal

104

54

Private

2

0

4th Regiment Royal Military Police. Task: General military police tasks on operations and in garrison and exercise locations in the UK and abroad.

Regular

Reserve

Lieutenant Colonel

1

0

Major

3

1

Captain

11

3

Lieutenant

10

3

Warrant Officer Class 1

3

0

Warrant Officer Class 2

7

1

Staff Sergeant

16

3

Sergeant

44

13

Corporal

107

47

Lance Corporal

100

54

Private

2

0

Special Investigation Branch Regiment. Task: Specialist, complex and serious criminal investigations on operations and in garrison and exercise locations in the UK and abroad.

Regular

Reserve

Lieutenant Colonel

1

0

Major

6

0

Captain

14

3

Lieutenant

0

0

Warrant Officer Class 1

10

0

Warrant Officer Class 2

24

3

Staff Sergeant

51

6

Sergeant

53

18

Corporal

57

0

Lance Corporal

0

0

Private

4

0

Specialist Operations Regiment. Tasks: Close protection on operations and delivery of specialist technical services on operations and in garrison and exercise locations in the UK and abroad.

Regular

Lieutenant Colonel

1

Major

3

Captain

10

Lieutenant

0

Warrant Officer Class 1

5

Warrant Officer Class 2

12

Staff Sergeant

28

Sergeant

31

Corporal

57

Lance Corporal

5

Private

0

This response does not include data about Royal Military Police personnel assigned to roles outside of the Order of Battle, such as those in Staff appointments.

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