Who are we

  • To travel to fellow member countries, to facilitate International Co-operation through friendly contacts between the police officers of all continents
  • To further educate all members of the importance of protecting the Law and the peace of the country.
  • To develop a broader understanding of the social and cultural activities and to encourage the exchange of professional experience amongst members.
  • To enhance the image of police and to help improve the relationship between the police and the general public.
  • To contribute towards the mutual understanding of professional dilemmas and to organize seminars and workshops on topics of relevance to police disciplines.
  • To gain a greater understanding of the public and the importance of carrying out the duties to the public.
  • To create and build more opportunities for professional development amongst all IPA members.

IPA Sri Lanka section at present plays a pivotal role in many activities to encourage personal contacts within police circles outside the country.

Among the associations in Sri Lanka, few are those with a pedigree such as the “International Police Association in Sri Lanka’. The appellate governing body of the Sri Lankan sections us the National Executive Council (NEC), which compromises of 17 members elected at the national congress.

The President of the Sri Lanka Section is the Head of Sri Lanka Police, by virtue of his office and the Secretary General is the Head of Administration and Operation of the National section.

The Current Acting President and the present Secretary-General is Mr. Asoka Wijetilleka, former Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police, who now holds a recognized international position as the Senior Adviser to the Asian Affairs Bureau of the IPA, of which the current office is in Macau, China.