What are the police ranks in order in Sri Lanka?


What are the police ranks in order in Sri Lanka?


  • Inspector General of Police (IGP)
  • Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police (SDIG)
  • Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG)
  • Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP)
  • Superintendent of Police (SP)
  • Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP)

What are the police divisions in Sri Lanka?

Accordingly following Police divisions will be under Police curfew.

  • Colombo North.
  • Colombo South.
  • Colombo Central.
  • Nugegoda.
  • Kelaniya.
  • Mount Lavinia.

What are the ranks in the police lowest to highest?

Here’s a general outline of the police ranks commonly used by metropolitan departments, ranked from lowest to highest:

  • Police officer.
  • Police detective.
  • Police corporal.
  • Police sergeant.
  • Police lieutenant.
  • Police captain.
  • Deputy chief.
  • Assistant chief.

What is the best rank in police?

The DGP would be the highest officer of the Police Force of any state or Union Territory, which has the highest authority. It is the head of the police of the entire state, due to which it is also called the State Police Chief. In India, Director General of Police (DGP) is a three-star rank police officer.

What is the meaning of CID in Sri Lanka?

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID; Sinhala: අපරාධ විමර්ෂණ දෙපාර්තමේන්තුව, Tamil: குற்றவியல் விசாரணை திணைக்களம்) is the primary investigative arm of the Sri Lanka Police and was established in 1870. It is headed by a director, who was of a Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Grade.

What does IP mean police?

Inspector of Police. Inspector, Crime, Military.

Which is higher PO1 or PO3?

The new rank classification can be seen below….PNP Salary 2021.

PNP Rank (Old) New Rank Salary
Police Officer I(PO1) Patrolman/Patrolwoman, Pat 29,668
Police Officer II (PO2) Police Corporal, PCpl 30,867
Police Officer III(PO3) Police Staff Sergeant, PSSg 32,114
Senior Police Officer I (SPO1) Police Master Sergeant, PMSg 33,411

What is CCID Sri Lanka?

Colombo Crimes Division. dir.ccd @ police.lk. CCTV. dir.cctv @ police.lk. Colombo Fraud Investigation Bureau.

What is TBC in police?

tbc is an abbreviation for ‘to be confirmed’.

What is a CR in police terms?

What is a community resolution? Community Resolutions provide an opportunity for the police to deal with appropriate low level offences and offenders without recourse to formal criminal justice sanctions.

What is the lowest rank in PNP?


  • Police General (PGEN) Police Lieutenant General (PLTGEN) Police Major General (PMGEN)
  • Police Executive Master Sergeant (PEMS)
  • Police Chief Master Sergeant (PCMS)
  • Police Senior Master Sergeant (PSMS)
  • Police Master Sergeant (PMSg) Police Staff Sergeant (PSSg)
  • Police Corporal (PCpl)
  • Patrolman / Patrolwoman (Pat)

Why is it called petty officer?

The Navy Department Library The Petty Officer can trace his title back to the old French word petit meaning something small. Over the years the word also came to mean minor, secondary and subordinate.

What is B report Srilanka?

‘B’ reports are written by the police to produce a suspect to the magistrate court, to report the progress of the investigation regarding an offence that can get arrested without a warrant.