Rector(Addl. IGP), Police Staff College Bangladesh
Ms. Fatema Begum, an Additional Inspector General of Police, joined as Rector, Police Staff College Bangladesh on the 27th of October, 2014. She has graced the position of Rector at the Police Staff College Bangladesh as the first female officer. She has worked as an Additional Inspector General of Police (Addl. IGP) at the Police Headquarters immediately before joining Police Staff College Bangladesh.
Ms. Fatema Begum joined Bangladesh Police on January 21, 1986 as an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) making a history by virtue of being the first BCS woman police officer. She served as ASP (HQ) Tangail. She, then, joined as ASP (Circle) Khagrachari. Being promoted to the rank of Additional Superintendent of Police, she worked in CMP as ADC (HQ) and after that she also served in Police Telecom. She was promoted to the rank of Superintendent of Police and worked as SP Telecom. Then she has served as SP Thakurgaon. She has also worked as AIG (Welfare), PHQ. She worked as SS (Protection) and SS (Admin) in SB. She has served as Commandant in SB Training School and Director Investigation in RAB. She has an experience of working as DIG (Training) at the Police Headquarters and also as DIG in Special Branch.
During the tenure in Thakurgaon, she went to Sierra Leone in UN Peacekeeping Mission. She served there for a year. For her outstanding service to the UN Peacekeeping Mission, she was awarded Peace Medals. She went to Australia to study in Adelaide University on Environmental Study with a scholarship of AUSAID. She contributed to various journals during her study in Dhaka University in Bangladesh and Adelaide University in Australia.
She visited many countries of the world including the USA, UK, France, Australia, India, Philippines, and Qatar.
Prior to joining Bangladesh Police, she completed her post graduation from Dhaka University in Botany. She was also a student of Central Women’s College from where she obtained graduation.
She was born on April 14 of 1958 in Munshiganj.