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Encyclopedia > Shore Patrol

The shore patrol is the military police of the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard, and the British Royal Navy while on shore. They were often temporarily assigned personnel who were untrained in law enforcement and armed only with a nightstick, whose primary function was to make certain that sailors on shore leave did not become too rowdy. Military police (MPs) are the police of a military organization, generally concerning themselves with law enforcement and security. ... The United States Navy (USN) is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for naval operations. ... Canadian Coast Guard ship and helicopter A coast guard is an organization devoted to saving the lives of shipwrecked mariners or people in danger at sea. ... The Royal Navy of the United Kingdom is the senior service of the British armed services, being the oldest of its three branches. ...


 
 

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