The Military Police Corps (Irish: an Cór Póilíní Airm) is the corps of the Irish Army, a branch of the Irish Defence Forces, responsible for the provision of policing service personnel and providing a military police presence to forces while on exercise and deployment. Its tasks increase during wartime to include traffic control organisation and POW and refugee control. The Military Police are distinguished from other units by their wearing of a red beret.Irish Military Police are armed with the Steyr AUG assault rifle and Heckler & Koch USP service pistol.

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  • The Military Police Corps (Irish: an Cór Póilíní Airm) is the corps of the Irish Army, a branch of the Irish Defence Forces, responsible for the provision of policing service personnel and providing a military police presence to forces while on exercise and deployment. Its tasks increase during wartime to include traffic control organisation and POW and refugee control. The Military Police are distinguished from other units by their wearing of a red beret. The Military Police enjoy a close working relationship with the Garda Síochána, the civil police force of Ireland, at both national and local levels with the Gardaí providing specialist training to the Military Police in criminal investigation. Irish Military Police are armed with the Steyr AUG assault rifle and Heckler & Koch USP service pistol. The Corps has three regular army companies, and one special purpose company: The two brigade companies provide general policing support to each of the army's territorial brigades. The DFTC company provides similar support to the Defence Force Training Centre. The Air Corp and Naval Service now have Military Police Sections dressed in their own distinctive uniforms.As the Irish Army has now reduced to a 2 Brigade Structure the Military Police have also been reduced based in the 1st Southern and 2nd Northern Brigades. Disbanded (Defense Forces Re-org 2012) (en)
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  • The Military Police Corps (Irish: an Cór Póilíní Airm) is the corps of the Irish Army, a branch of the Irish Defence Forces, responsible for the provision of policing service personnel and providing a military police presence to forces while on exercise and deployment. Its tasks increase during wartime to include traffic control organisation and POW and refugee control. The Military Police are distinguished from other units by their wearing of a red beret.Irish Military Police are armed with the Steyr AUG assault rifle and Heckler & Koch USP service pistol. (en)
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