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How the Royal Military Police support operations

October 8, 2012

Half-soldier, half-police, wholly committed, Ian Carr writes from Camp Bastion about the work of the Royal Military Police.

Royal Military Police training Afghan Uniform Police

Royal Military Police passing on incident investigation skills to the Afghan Uniform Police. Picture: Crown Copyright/MOD 2012

For those of you whose view of the Royal Military Police (RMP) is still influenced by the BBC TV series ‘Red Cap’, there’s more to life in the RMP than that.

Speaking to Defence Focus over a tea (in a proper mug) outside the Theatre Provost Company HQ at Camp Bastion, Captain Dave Tracey, the RMP company ops officer, explained how they support the military in theatre:

“We are about company strength and our operational area extends beyond Helmand province out to Kabul and Kandahar.”

So they are busy bobbies.

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. Claudio Alpaca permalink
    October 8, 2012 19:53

    A duty whose complexity is made simple by capacities; a duty that include training of Afghan forces, a continuos training that establish rapport and interplay with them. All this enhance the activity of the british Royal military police support, we plaude. claudio alpaca.


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