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* Additional uniform for female police officers in Sri Lanka
Fri, May 30, 2014, 09:59 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 30, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Police Department has decided to introduce an additional uniform for female police officers apart from their usual uniform to ease their functioning of non-desk duties, Police media spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana.

The new Khaki colored uniform for female police constables and police sergeants will be consisted of a trouser and a shirt. The new uniform will be a bush coat and a trouser of same color for the female assistant police officers and inspectors.

The uniforms are introduced in addition to the present uniform of shirt and skirt worn by female officers considering the difficulties faced by the female officers while performing field duties.

The change in attire is intended for the convenience and efficiency of female officers and the change will go into effect from June 01.

The Secretary to the Ministry of Law and Order has approved the facility on the recommendation made by the Inspector General of Police.

The Secretary has also given his approval to introduce a new uniform for pregnant female police officers.

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