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Provost Marshal (Army) & 1 MP Brigade

The Provost Branch of the Adjutant General's Corps includes 3 distinct organisations, the Royal Military Police, the Military Provost Staff and the Military Provost Guard Service. Each organisation has its own cap badge, history, identity and specific roles and responsibilities.
The Provost Branch comprises almost 4300 Regular and Reserve Personnel. Members of the Provost Branch work alongside other Army units wherever the Army is based.

In this website you will be able to find out information about each organisation of the Provost Branch. You will be able to research the roles and responsibilities for each element of the Branch, whether you are currently serving or not. You can also look at the recruitment process and opportunities for each role of the Provost Branch.

Royal Military Police

Military police

The Royal Military Police (RMP) are the Army's specialists in Investigations and Policing and are responsible for policing the military community.

Military Provost Staff


The Military Provost Staff are the Army's specialists in Custody and Detention, providing advice inspection and surety.

Military Provost Guard Service


The Military Provost Guard Service (MPGS) provides trained professional soldiers to meet Defence armed security requirements.

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