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We have dedicated Commanders and we have the fullest support from His Excellency the President and the Secretary of Defence. Having faced terrorism on the ground himself, the Secretary of Defence has produced results.
Without dedicated officers we cannot succeed. They were leading the way and giving correct and impressive leadership and that is why we succeed.
We have educated our officers that all Tamil people should not be considered as LTTE. I have specifically told each and every Policeman that they have to comply with Human Rights Laws.
On July 1, 2008, Jayantha Wickramaratna succeeded as the 31st Inspector General of Police. He completed his education at Thurstan College, Colombo 3 where he excelled both in studies and sports. IGP Wickramaratna, completed his Degree in Management at the University of Sri Jayawardenapura with a Second Class Lower and studying for his Masters Degree in Criminology. He received University Colours for Basketball and Hockey.
IGP Jayantha Wickramaratna joined the Sri Lanka Police on 1st August 1974. He completed his preliminary training in 1975 and became a fully-fledged Assistant Superintendent of Police. His first posting was to Puttlam District in 1976. He was promoted to the rank of Deputy Inspector General of Police in 1993 and became Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police in the year 2005.
In recognition of his distinguished service career, he was awarded Sri Lanka Police Vishishta Seva Medal, Sri Lanka Janaraja Medal, Janadhipathi Padaviprapthi Medal, 50th Nidhas Sangwathsara Samaru Medal, Poornabhoomi Medal, 125th Police Anniversary Medal and St. John's First Aid Medal.
During his career he has followed several training courses in USA, UK, Sweden, Japan. He has participated at seminars in Pakistan, Malaysia, India and Thailand.
People need to understand why we are conducting house to house checking. We do this to detect terrorists in Colombo, so that everyone can be safe.
We are gradually transforming the image of the Police and the public is beginning to trust the Police again.
It is a continuous process and I am committed to bringing the Sri Lankan Police to its former position.
It is our duty to prevent the LTTE from causing any further destruction.
I earnestly request the public to be very careful and give them the assurance that we are here for them.
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