Jamaica Defence Force

No1 MP Coy (Specialist)

No.1 MP Coy HQ is located at Cotton Tree Gate Guard Room, Up Park Camp, Kingston 5.
The Coy is responsible for Investigations, Detention and Corrections, Close Protection and
Specialized Searching.


Detention and Corrections

  • Red Fence Adult Correctional Centre
  • Staff and secure all major Military Corrections Facilities.
  • Provide general rehabilitation services for military personnel under Detention
  • Detain special remandees.

Special Investigations Branch (SIB)

  • Investigate incidents reported against persons subject to Military Law, or incidents which occur on a military installation.
  • Liaise with Civil Police in their investigations against service members.
  • Provide specialized investigative skills (scene of crime and forensics).
  • Post the investigative process in any incident concerning Service members

Close Protection Group (CPG)

  • CPG provides armed or unarmed Specialists to protect;
  • A nominated Principal Officer (High Risk Personnel).
  • Military High-Risk Personnel (MHRP) such as members of the General Staff Board (GSB)
  • Visiting VIPs High Level Public Officials (HLPOs); as directed by the Headquarters.

Search Platoon

  • CMP personnel are detached OPCOM under the CSC’s Joint Command
  • Conduct systematic and rummage searches
  • Metal detectors
  • Mirror stick.