Just seen this on defence intranet. Got me thinking, why is a copper - basically a civilian - presenting medals? Is it because they're military policemen? If so then surely medics should have theirs presented by a surgeon and the Loggies by Eddie Stobart or maybe Norbert Dentressangle? Link Here Fifty Colchester-based Royal Military Police (RMP) officers have been honoured by a senior civilian police officer for their work in Afghanistan and how that has helped in tackling drugs and terrorism in the UK.