Biography of Addl. IGP, ATU
S M Ruhul Amin has been serving as Chief of Anti Terrorism Unit, Bangladesh Police since September 2022. Prior to his present appointment, he served as Additional Inspector General, Finance & Development, Human Resource Management, Logistics & Asset Acquisition for more than two years. In the span of thirty one years career, he served in different units in various capacities ranging from ASP to DIG. As ASP and Addl. SP, Mr. Amin served in several districts, DMP, APBN, Police Staff College and Police Headquarters. He commanded three districts as Superintendent of Police (Rajbari, Jhalokati and Sylhet) and as Deputy Commissioner of CMP. He enriched his experience by working in Chattogram Range Police as Addl. DIG, Police Headquarters as Addl. DIG. He has the experience of leading Railway Police, Dhaka as Deputy Inspector General of Police, Barisal Metropolitan Police as Police Commissioner. He also enriched his experience by working in Police Headquarters as DIG (Media & Planning) and DIG (Human Resource).
Born in Gopalganj district, Mr. Amin graduated with BSS honors in International Relations from Dhaka University and MSS in International Relations from Dhaka University. He joined Bangladesh Civil Service as ASP in 1991. Like his bright academic career, he started displaying his merit, sincerity and dedication right from the Basic Training at BPA, Sardah.
Mr. Amin also made his contribution in the international arena. He served as CPPO at UN Peacekeeping Mission in Angola (MONUA), as Rotation Officer & Deputy Chief of Rotation in Kosovo (UNMIK), Team Leader & Chief, FPU Liaison Office in South Sudan (ONUCI). He also held the responsibility of Contingent Commander of Bangladesh Contingent in Cote d’Ivoire. In recognition of his service he was awarded with UN Medals in the Missions.
Mr. Amin is an enthusiastic person, open to learn and enrich himself. He attended a number of professional courses in home and abroad. In personal life, he is blessed with one daughter & one son.