Awards and decorations of the Sri Lanka Police

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The current decorations and medals of the Sri Lanka Police were adapted from those of the Dominion of Ceylon in 1972 when Sri Lanka became a republic.

Contents

Gallantry medals

Service medals

Meritorious awards & medals

Campaign medals

Coronation / Inauguration medals

Anniversary medals

United Nations' service medals

The United Nations Medal for participation in:

Former decorations & medals

Order of precedence

RibbonAwardEstablished
Janadhipathi Police Weeratha Padakkama.svg Janadhipathi Police Weeratha Padakkama 1972
Sri Lanka Police weeratha padakkama.svg Sri Lanka Police Weeratha Padakkama 1972
Sri Lanka Police vishishta seva padakkama.svg Sri Lanka Police Vishishta Seva Padakkama 1972
Sri Lanka Police long service medal.svg Sri Lanka Police Long Service Medal 1972
Sri Lanka Police Desha Puthra medal.svg Desha Putra Padakkama 1972
Sewabhimani Padakkama ribbon bar.svg Sewabhimani Padakkama 2019
Sewa Padakkama ribbon bar.svg Sewa Padakkama 2019
Sri Lanka Police janaraja padakkama.svg Janaraja Padakkama
President's Inauguration Medal.svg President's Inauguration Medal 1978
50th Independence Anniversary Commemoration Medal.svg 50th Independence Anniversary Commemoration Medal 1998
Purna Bhumi Padakkama ribbon bar.svg Purna Bhumi Padakkama 1977
Riviresa Campaign Services Medal ribbon bar.svg Riviresa Campaign Services Medal 1996
Sri Lanka Police 125th Anniversary medal ribbon bar.svg Sri Lanka Police 125th Anniversary Medal 1991
Sri Lanka police firstaid ribbon bar.svg Sri Lanka Police First Aid Medal
United Nations Medal ribbon.svg United Nations Medals Various
Northern Humanitarian Operations Medal ribbon bar.svg Northern Humanitarian Operations Medal 2010
Eastern Humanitarian Operations Medal ribbon bar.svg Eastern Humanitarian Operations Medal 2010

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