Biography of Commissioner
Khandker Golam Faruq, BPM (Bar), PPM
Dhaka Metropolitan Police
Mr. Khandker Golam Faruq, BPM (Bar), PPM, Commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, was born on October 01, 1964 in a well-respected Muslim family in Tangail District. He obtained his honours degree in BSc (Agriculture) from Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Dhaka and Master’s degree in Political Science from Asian University of Bangladesh. Mr. Faruq joined Bangladesh Police as an Assistant Superintendent of Police through 12th BCS and worked in various districts, units, ranges and metropolitan police with the utmost skill and reputation.
In his distinguished career he served as AIG (Confidential) of Police Headquarters, Dhaka, Superintendent of Police of Thakurgaon District, Kishoreganj District, Jhalakathi District, Commandant of APBn-2 (Mymensingh), AIG (E&T), Police Headquarters, Dhaka, Superintendent of Police of Jamalpur District, Mymensingh District and SS (City SB), Special Branch, Dhaka. Being Additional DIG he served as Joint Police Commissioner (Protocol and Protection), DMP, Dhaka and Additional DIG (Admin/Crime), Dhaka Range. Later as DIG Mr. Faruq served as Additional Commissioner (Traffic), DMP, Dhaka, DIG of Rangpur Range, DIG of Chattagram Range and Vice Principal of Bangladesh Police Academy. After being promoted to the rank of Additional IG, he served as Principal of Bangladesh Police Academy, Sardah and Rector of Police Staff College, Mirpur. At last he took the charge of Commissioner, Dhaka Metropolitan Police on 29th October 2022. He served as an observer of UN mission in Angola from 1997 to 1999.
Mr. Faruq received Basic Training from Bangladesh Police Academy, Sardah, Rajshahi and Foundation Training from Bangladesh Public Administration Training Center, Savar, Dhaka. He also received some important training from home and abroad on police matters and participated in various workshops and seminars at home and abroad.
In his career in Bangladesh Police he has served with great courage, skill, professionalism and integrity. In recognition of his contribution he received Bangladesh Police Medal (BPM), the highest award of Bangladesh Police for two times, President Police Medal (PPM) for once and IGP’s Exemplary Good Service Badge for once.
In his personal life he is married and proud father of three daughters.