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Law Enforcement Professional II (LEP II)

Department of Defense


The Law Enforcement Professional (LEP) program deploys selected former and retired Law Enforcement and Corrections Officers in support of US Central Command (CENTCOM). The role of LEP personnel at all levels is to Advise, Assist, Mentor and Train (AAM&T) U.S. and Coalition Forces to better execute their Law Enforcement and Corrections related responsibilities, including building capacity in Host Nation Security Forces (HNSF) in furtherance of Rule of Law (RoL) development.



Posted On: 01/09/2019
Category: Professional Services
Department: Department of Defense
Shift: Unknown
Location: Afghanistan
Job Type: Job Type: Law Enforcement Professional II (Police SME) / Law Enforcement Professional II (Corrections SME)
Education: See Qualifications
Pay Rate: Determined based on qualifications
Duration: 12-month tour
Travel: Yes
Job Description:
  • LEPs assist US Army and Marine units by applying a law enforcement or corrections perspective to the execution of counterinsurgency operations relevant to the supported battalion's area of responsibility.
  • LEPs plan, deliver, and lead training on law enforcement investigative or corrections tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) in a war fighting environment.
  • LEPs accompany US Forces at the operation location in order to support battalion's area of operation.
  • LEPs assist the supported unit's staff in the compilation and analysis of information and advise on the operations according to their expertise
  • Customer requirements upon time of hire affect employee unit assignments, deployment schedules, and individual employee compensation eligibilities.
  • This is an armed position. LEPs must be able to obtain and maintain eligibility to possess & operate a firearm in Afghanistan (AFG). They must successfully complete/maintain the Completion of Civilian Arming Authorization Mgmt System (CAAMS) requirements/documentation & Arming Authorization Letter from US Forces-Afghanistan and Afghan weapons permit from the Afghan Ministry of the Interior.
  • Active and current Secret Clearance and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)-Secret Eligibility (DoD clearance preferred)
  • Physical and mental capacity to operate in Afghanistan's austere environment alongside U.S., Coalition and HNSF for a period of twelve (12) months with little respite.
  • Graduate of a certified Municipal, State or Federal police academy (USAMPS graduate counts).
  • Certified is defined as meeting the requirements to perform duty as a sworn LE officer in the sponsoring agency.
  • Ten (10) years Law Enforcement or Corrections experience
  • Ten (10) years of experience will be supplemented by a combination of other stated attributes including military service, task force assignments, language, bomb technician experience, forensic certification or expertise and experience in utilization of sophisticated investigative or technical investigative methodologies.
  • Written communication skills to allow the LEP personnel to prepare written reports, information papers and other required correspondence.
  • Verbal communications skills to allow the LEP personnel to effectively deliver briefings and communicate related training to a diverse audience.
  • Strong computer literacy skills, focusing on the Microsoft suite of applications.
  • Be physically qualified to deploy
  • Be medically screened and cleared by a licensed medical doctor to meet theater deployment requirements prior to arrival at the projection platform.
  • Serve as a resource for the supported commander to train correction skills to US Force or HNSF
  • Coordinate directly with counterparts at higher and subordinate headquarters and neighboring units to ensure unity and synchronization of effort.
  • Plan, deliver and lead training to US Forces or HNSF