ShieldVert, two sub-machine gun barrels issuing from dexter and sinister base saltirewise Or.
CrestThat for the regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: From a wreath Or and Vert, the Lexington Minute Man Proper. The statue of the Minute Man, Captain John Parker (H.H. Kitson, sculptor), stands on the common in Lexington, Massachusetts.
MottoBE JUST AND FEAR NOT.
ShieldGreen and yellow (gold) are the colors used for Military Police. The sub-machine gun barrels represent the police functions of the Battalion: to bar the way to unauthorized people, to stop the transgressor, and to maintain order and obedience to the law.
CrestThe crest is that of the United States Army Reserve.
The coat of arms was originally approved for the 713th Military Police Battalion on 28 October 1942. It was redesignated for the 317th Military Police Battalion on 25 March 1954. It was cancelled on 1 June 1972. It was reinstated for the 317th Military Police Battalion on 14 November 1996.