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What does SP stand for?

SP stands for Shore Patrol (US Navy equivalent to MP)

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All new paying members would begin as deckhands and as they gained trust would climb the ranks from Skylarker to Shore Patrol, up to the Ship's Surgeon.
After graduating from South High School in 1944, he enlisted in the United States Navy and became a non-commissioned officer in the Shore Patrol.
Why do we have MPs and Shore Patrol if each military reservation and naval base and air base has its own civilian police department?
Navy Shore Patrol monitors all police-radio traffic and is notified anytime a service person is involved in a mishap.
The 701st also formed a liaison with the Navy Shore Patrol, the 23d Gendarmerie Regiment (English-speaking Chinese trained as policemen), and the Shanghai Voluntary Police (businessmen who volunteered to combat crime).