ShieldPer bend Or and Vert, a pair of scales between two guisarmes issuant from base aspectant, hooked tips in pale, all counterchanged of the field.
CrestFrom a wreath Or and Vert, between two laurel branches a pair of fir cones of the first slipped and leaved of the second and tied Gules and supporting a fountain charged with a fleur-de-lis, yellow.
MottoPROTECT, ASSIST, ENFORCE.
ShieldThe colors green and yellow are for Military Police. The guisarme, an ancient Norman weapon, alludes to the area of the Normandy Beachhead for which the Battalion was awarded its first World War II campaign honor. It also indicates the protective duties of the organization. The scales are the Scales of Justice.
CrestThe wreath of laurel signifies the Meritorious Unit Citation awarded to the Battalion for service in the European Theater. The fir cones represent the Ardennes Campaign. The heraldic fountain (white and blue wavy disc) stands for the Rhineland; the fleur-de-lis for service in Normandy and Northern France.
The coat of arms was originally approved for the 503d Military Police Battalion on 22 December 1952. It was amended to add a crest on 9 June 1966. The coat of arms was cancelled on 23 July 1970. It was reinstated for the 503d Military Police Battalion on 11 December 1996.