MPs work on posts which were assigned to them in the United States.
United States USA Date:1944 Duration:4 min 26 sec Sound:Yes
A training film on functions of military policemen during town patrolling in the United States. An officer instructs the MPs. The MPs stand at attention in a line. A wall map in the background. The officer assigns posts to the MPs. He points to places on the map. The MPs come out of building and walk. They board a military vehicle. People walking on a street. Some of the MPs are assigned fixed post. These are places like rail road terminals and places of large gathering of soldiers. Spots which could be in trouble are the fixed posts. The MPs serve as information bureau. Soldiers coming to the place for the first time are given information by the MPs. Information about arrival and departure of trains and several other things is given. The working of a roving patrol. Men in a jeep. A motor patrol. MPs in a jeep moving along a street. Buildings along street sides. Working of a foot patrol. The patrols take charge of accidents in which military vehicles are involved. Traffic control by a patrol. They see that roads do not become congested. They take full account of accidents. People walking on a street. An MP talks on a radio. If the car is not equipped with a radio, several public phones are available on the route.
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