Filling the skills gap - Military Police

Part of our 'Filling The Skills Gap' series - aiming to help translate the skills, experiences and training of military people into commercial language. SaluteMyJob has developed a unique 'Explore, Translate and Adapt'© process to explore the skills of ex-military jobseekers, translate them into commercial language and adapt them to fit their new career. In this series, we look at individual roles and help to explain to employers the value of veterans and to understand the knowledge, skills and experience they can bring to business.

Here we focus on translating ex-Military Police men and women's knowledge, skills, experience and training into commercial roles. 

Skills Employers Need...

  • Project management, organisation, ability to get things done
  • Process compliance
  • Business Intelligence
  • Cyber security analysis, operations and crisis experts
  • Risk management
  • Leaders and team members working to common purpose
  • Ability to earn respect


Commercial Roles to Consider...

  • Fraud investigations
  • Business Intelligence/ Cyber Security Analyst
  • Computer Forensics
  • Security Consultant/ Risk Analyst


Military Police are trained in the prevention and detection of crime, such as:

  • Counter Intelligence
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Close Protection
  • Information & Cyber Security
  • Crime Scene Examination
  • Computer Forensics


Transferable Skills...

They gain many soft skills during their time in the military, including;

  • Analysis and planning
  • Project management
  • Problem solving
  • Organisation and administration
  • Leadership and resilliance
  • Written and oral communication
  • Negotiation
  • Self-discipline, reliability and work ethic
  • Teamwork