Chennai: Tambaram Commissioner of Police (COP) Mr. M Ravi IPS retired on Tuesday after 31 years of service. During his farewell parade, Mr. M Ravi asked his subordinates to treat the people with respect and said that he would continue his public service.
Mr. M Ravi advised fellow policemen to remember that we did not come here to command, we come to serve the people, Mr. M Ravi said that I am retiring with a heavy heart that I can no longer wear a uniform, he shared the stage with his wife, daughters and mother.
Chennai CP Mr. Shankar Jival IPS said that Mr. Ravi was physically and mentally fit. DGP Mr. C Shailendrababu IPS said, “During the days we were studying, I was a classmate with Ravi in College, With full determination Ravi has tried the Civil Services exams since 1987, afterwards he passed in 1991, DGP C Shailendrababu said that Ravi’s house in Delhi was a shelter for civil service enthusiasts who did not have adequate facilities to prepare for the exam.
Mr. Ravi started his career as a SP in Nagapattinam as a 1991-batch IPS officer. Tambaram served as the first COP in the Police Commissionerate. As the SP-Government Railway Police, Mr. Ravi was instrumental in cracking down on ‘biscuit bandits’ who provided narcotics-laced biscuits and stole valuables from the public.
Our Citizen Reporter,
Venkata T Reddy