Sri Lanka Civil Security Force

The Sri Lanka Civil Security Force, officially the Department of Civil Security is a paramilitary force which is tasked as an auxiliary to the Sri Lanka Police.

The activities relating to the Home Guard Service established under the Mobilization of Supplementary Force Act No. 40 of 1985. The local home guards come under the command of the local police. They are all volunteers deployed in the their home towns and villages, to protect the civilian population from attacks by the LTTE. The with the establishment of Department of Civil Security, the Home Guards were re-designated as the Civil Security Force and came under the purview of the Ministry of Defence.

The Home Guard is not the Sri Lanka National Guard, which is a volunteer reserve regiment of the Sri Lanka Army.

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