soldiers who perform police duties within the army. Abbreviation: MP
- Compare shore patrol.
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How to use military police in a sentence
He faced a felony charge of impersonating a law-enforcement officer after police said he falsely claimed he was a member of the military police.Inside One Combat Vet's Journey From Defending His Country to Storming the Capitol | W.J. Hennigan/Washington | July 9, 2021 | Time
In 2015, Phyoe Phyoe Aung, general secretary of the All Burma Federation of Student Unions, was one of the student leaders whose protest against the National Education Bill was violently suppressed by military police in Letpadan.Myanmar's Women Are Fighting for a New Future After a Long History of Military Oppression | MiMi Aye | June 1, 2021 | Time
The other man, who called himself Jake, said he was currently serving as a military police officer in the Army National Guard.The Boogaloo Bois Have Guns, Criminal Records and Military Training. Now They Want to Overthrow the Government. | by A.C. Thompson, ProPublica, and Lila Hassan and Karim Hajj, FRONTLINE | February 1, 2021 | ProPublica
At that moment, Thompson, a mild-mannered former military police officer, knew they were in a race against time.As COVID-19 Ravaged This Iowa City, Officials Discovered Meatpacking Executives Were the Ones in Charge | by Michael Grabell and Bernice Yeung | December 21, 2020 | ProPublica
The governor has “two battalions of military police in the Missouri National Guard,” Honoré said.Can the National Guard Really Help Calm an Already Militarized Ferguson? | Jacob Siegel | August 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A military police officer confronted Lopez and drew her weapon.
Chants and banners demanded the trial of Hamdi Badeen, the head of the military police.Ahdaf Soueif’s Cairo: Remembering A City Wracked By The Arab Spring | Ahdaf Soueif | January 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
military police were caught on camera dumping bodies on garbage heaps.Egypt’s Military Commemorates ‘Martyrs’ It Gunned Down | Alastair Beach | November 19, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
She serves as acting commander of the 5th military police Battalion in the Vale do Paraíba, in São Paulo state.Who’s Who at the Women in the World Summit in Brazil | The Daily Beast | December 1, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
But I dont want to be stopped by one of these old territorialsor even by one of our own military police.Ruth Fielding In the Red Cross | Alice B. Emerson
The military police had begun to relieve the troops in the outposts.
By this time forty-six posts were held by the military police.
The military police, however, took their full share of work.
They said they came from towns where they had been on military police duty.Average Americans | Theodore Roosevelt
British Dictionary definitions for military police
a corps within an army that performs police and disciplinary duties
- military policeman, noun
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