Where could a career with the MDP take you?

We deliver unique specialist policing, to protect the nation’s defences and national infrastructure.

From the Scottish Highlands to the South West coast, we’re based at locations across the UK.

With firearms training from the beginning of your career with us and lots of opportunities to further develop in specialist roles, the Ministry of Defence Police (MDP) could offer far more than you may first imagine.

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Start your MDP journey…

Current and future opportunities for new recruits, new entrants joining us from other police forces and civilian staff roles

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I decided to join the MDP at Whitehall so that I could play my part in serving, protecting and connecting with the Defence HQ community and general public.

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