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The Provost Marshal is the officer in the armed forces who is in charge of the military police (often called the provost). The SAFPU providing security coverage at the Padang in Singapore during the National Day Parade in 2000. ... The SAFPU providing security coverage at the Padang in Singapore during the National Day Parade in 2000. ...


There may be a Provost Marshal serving at many levels of the hierarchy and he may also be the public safety officer of a military installation, responsible for the provision of fire and ambulance services as well as law enforcement. A Provost Marshal is also in charge of the execution of punishments. A military installation is a facility directly owned and operated by and/or for the military or one of its branches. ...


In the British Armed Forces, the Provost (pronounced prov-oh) Marshal is the head of the military police of each service, with the senior military police officers at lower levels being titled Deputy or Assistant Provost Marshals. The armed forces of the United Kingdom are known as the British Armed Forces or Her Majestys Armed Forces, officially the Armed Forces of the Crown. ...


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