Janadhipathi Police Weeratha Padakkama

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Janadhipathi Police Weeratha Padakkama
Awarded by Sri Lanka
Type Medal
Eligibility Members of the Sri Lanka Police
Awarded for "acts of exceptional courage and skill at the cost of their lives, or [exhibiting] conspicuous devotion to duty"
Status Currently awarded
Established 1972
Next (lower) Sri Lanka Police Weeratha Padakkama
Related Queen's Police Medal

The Janadhipathi Police Weeratha Padakkama ("President's Police Gallantry Medal") is awarded to police officers in Sri Lanka for gallantry or brave performance of duty. It is awarded by the President of Sri Lanka on the recommendations of the Inspector General of Police (IGP). The medal replaced the Queen's Police Medal which was awarded until Ceylon became a Republic in 1972.

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