A Gold color metal and enamel shield shaped device blazoned as follows: Per bend Or and Vert, in chief two pistols in saltire, muzzles upward of the last and in base an axe, head upward, and rifle, muzzle upward, saltirewise and pendant therefrom a powder horn, all Or; a chief Sable; attached below the shield a Black scroll inscribed "TOTUS SECURUS" in Gold. The device is 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm) in width overall.
Yellow and green are the colors traditionally associated with Military Police units. The crossed pistols, adapted from the Military Police insignia of branch, symbolize the Battalion's mission of law enforcement and security, both in war and peace. The axe denotes battle; the rifle and powder horn suggests combat readiness. Black signifies determination and dependability for the wealth of coal which is a rich heritage of West Virginia that provides the foundation of the bountiful mountains.
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 23 April 2009.