In order to be eligible for the Military Police Transition Training Program (MPTTP) the applicant must meet the following:

  1. Have performed as a military police officer for a minimum of 2080 hours in a specified law enforcement occupational specialty (MOS).

AZ POST uses the term “military police” in a general sense, as a way to describe military law enforcement personnel associated with The United States Armed Forces. 

Applicants shall provide copies of any/all of the forms listed below that apply to their time as an MP:

          a.      Military Occupational Specialties (MOS)
          b.       Enlisted Record Brief (ERB)
          c.       Officer Record Brief (ORB)

      Have satisfactorily completed military police training at a federal service school.

                 Federal Service Schools:

                 Air Force:      U.S. Air Force Security Forces Center/Academy, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas

                 Army:           U.S. Army Military Police School, Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri

                 Coast Guard:  U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Law Enforcement Academy, Federal  Law Enforcement Training Center, Charleston, South Carolina          

                 Marines:          U.S. Military Police Basic Officers Couse, Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri

                 Navy:                Law Enforcement/Master-at-Arms at the Naval Technical Training                     

  1. Basic training and in-service training records must demonstrate substantial comparability to Arizona’s full-authority peace officer basic training course.
  2. Either possess an honorable discharge form, or be currently serving.
  3. Have discontinued employment in the specified law enforcement MOS, ERB/ORB for no more than five years before the start of the program.

AZ POST recognizes the DD214 as a valid form of proof of the above detailed information. 

In the event an applicant has not separated from the military and cannot supply a DD214 form, that applicant shall be required to provide a letter of support from their Commanding Officer (CO) detailing the following:

  • The military occupational specialty (MOS) the applicant is performing
  • The length of time assigned to that MOS
  • The applicable ERB/ORB detailing all assignments
  • Current rank
  • Decorations, medals, badges, citations, and campaign awards
  • If the applicant is recommended by the CO to attend the MPTTP

Applicants are encouraged to provide copies of any diplomas, awards, and Verification of Military Experience and Training (VMET) documents.