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Encyclopedia > Republic of China Military Police
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Republic of China Military Police
Personnel 12,000 (2004 est.)

Unlike military police in many other countries, the Republic of China Military Police (中華民國憲兵; pinyin: Zhōnghuá Mínguó Xiànbīng) are a separate branch of the ROC Armed Forces. The ROCMP are responsible for enforcing military law, maintaining military discipline, providing backup for the civilian police force or serving as combat troops during times of emergency, providing security for certain government buildings, including the Presidential Building in Taipei City, as well as performing counter-terrorism and VIP protection operations. The ROCMP are also charged with the defense of the capital Taipei. Image File history File links Insignia of the Military Police Command of the Republic of China (Taiwan) This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... Military police (MPs) are the police of a military organization, generally concerning themselves with law enforcement and security. ... HànyÇ” PÄ«nyÄ«n (汉语拼音, literal meaning: Han language pinyin), often shortened to pinyin (Chinese: 拼音, pÄ«nyÄ«n), which literally means join (together) sounds (a less literal translation being phoneticize, spell or transcription) in Chinese, is a system of romanization (phonemic notation and transcription to Roman script) for Standard Mandarin. ... The Republic of China (ROC) maintains a large military establishment, which accounted for 16. ... Military law is a distinct legal system to which members of armed forces are subject. ... The National Police Agency (警政署) is an agency of the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of China (Taiwan) which oversees all police related matters on a national level. ... Taiwan Governor-Generals Office in 1937 during Japanese rule. ... Alternative meaning: Taipei County City nickname: the City of Azaleas Capital District Xinyi Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 16 of 25 271. ...

A military policeman stands guard in Cih-hu, near the temporary resting place of Chiang Kai-shek in Taoyuan County.
A military policeman stands guard in Cih-hu, near the temporary resting place of Chiang Kai-shek in Taoyuan County.

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Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (725x1310, 152 KB) Photo taken on 2005. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (725x1310, 152 KB) Photo taken on 2005. ... Chiang Kai-sheks remains lie in a black marble sarcophagus in his former residence. ... Chiang Kai-shek (October 31, 1887 – April 5, 1975) was a Chinese military and political leader who assumed the leadership of the Kuomintang (KMT) after the death of Sun Yat-sen in 1925. ... Taoyuan is names of places in China which are following: Taoyuan (桃园市、桃園市,pinyin:táo yuán shì) is a city located in Taiwan, see Taoyuan City Taoyuan (桃园县、桃園縣,pinyin:táo yuán xiàn) is a county in Taiwan, see Taoyuan County (Taiwan) Taoyuan (桃源县、桃源縣,pinyin:táo yuán xiàn) is...


Organization

  • Military Police Command (憲兵司令部)
ROCMP Command is subordinate to the General Staff (military), the Minister of Defense (civilian), and the ROC President.
  • Internal Units: Political Warfare, Inspector General, Personnel & General Affairs, Intelligence, Operations, Logistics, Planning, Communication & Information, Comptroller.
  • Military Police School(憲兵學校)
  • 4x District Commands (指揮部)
  • 27x Regional MP Offices (憲兵隊)
  • 19x MP Battalions (憲兵營)

History

Equipment

V-150S armored personnel carrier
Light medium tactical wheeled vehicles
120mm mortars
Anti-armor rockets
T-91 assault rifle
Forensic identification equipment

US soldier firing an M224 60-mm mortar. ...

External references

  • ROC Military Police Command (Chinese)
  • ROC MND National Defense Report (2004)

See also


The Republic of China (ROC) maintains a large military establishment, which accounted for 16. ... The National Police Agency (警政署) is an agency of the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of China (Taiwan) which oversees all police related matters on a national level. ...

 
Military of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
Republic of China Ministry of National Defense
ROCA ROC Army ROCN ROC Navy ROCAF ROC Air Force ROCMP ROC Military Police

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Citizens of the People's Republic of China, in exercising their freedoms and rights, may not infringe upon the interests of the state, of society or of the collective, or upon the lawful freedoms and rights of other citizens.
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