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‘We need a clean and honest Police Service’

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By: Rebecca Ampah Executive Director of the Africa Centre for Security, Emmanuel Kotin, has shared his concern about the IGP’s appearance before the Parliament’s Committee saying, further investigation must be done to clear the dilemma of whether or not the allegations made against the IGP are true in order to make the Ghana Police Service […]

Police arrest about 50 Occupy “JulorbiHouse” demo protesters

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By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH The Ghana Police Service has rounded up more than 50 Occupy “JubJulorbi House” demonstrators who are currently in custody at the Regional Police Headquarters in Accra Central. Despite earlier warnings from the Police hierarchy, hundreds of youth protesters gathered at the 37 Trotro Station in Accra on Thursday, September 21, 2023, to […]

No one has been denied promotion- IGP Dampare

IGP Dampare

By Savannah Pokuaah Duah The inspector general of the Ghana Police Service, Dr. George Akuffo Dampare has disclosed that everyone who is due to be promoted in line with the policies has been duly promoted. His comment comes on the back of allegations raised by the second witness in the ongoing audio leak probe, COP […]

Ghana Police Service is not a sole proprietorship- IGP Dampare

IGP Dampare

By Regina Kwapong The Inspector General of Police (IGP), George Akuffo Dampare has appeared before the Parliamentary Ad-hoc Committee probing the purported IGP leaked tape, where he stated that the Police Administration is not a sole proprietorship. “It’s not Dampare, but the Police Administration is not a sole proprietorship, but an institution with governance and […]

Leaked tape: Ghana Police Service suspends interdiction of three officers

Leaked Tape: Three Police witnesses appear before Committee

By Emmanuel Oti Acheampong The Ghana Police Service has rescinded its earlier decision to suspend three of its senior officers—Commissioner of Police Mr. George Alex Mensah, Superintendents Emmanuel Eric Gyebi and George Lysander Asare—for their conduct in the leaked tape to allegedly remove the IGP. On September 7, 2023, the Ghana Police Service interdicted these […]

Dampare is worst IGP in Ghana’s Police history- Aggrieved COP Alex Mensah

Dampare

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH A Commissioner of Police (COP), Mr. George Alex Mensah, one of the Senior Police Officers mentioned in the plot to oust the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Dr George Akuffo Dampare, has reiterated his position that the current IGP is the worst in the history of Ghana. He reiterated his point when […]

Police ask Minority to change routes for intended Occupy BOG protest

Minority rejects

The Greater Accra Regional Police Command has asked leadership of the minority in parliament to relocate routes for picketing in its intended Occupy BoG protest, slated for the 5th of September, 2023. A statement signed by COP Dr. Sayibu Pabi Gariba said the initial destination for picketing, which is the Bank of Ghana, is a […]

No more ‘soft-skinned’ vehicles for cash pick ups – Bullion Van Operators

No more 'soft-skinned' vehicles for cash pick ups - Bullion Van Operators

The Association of Bullion Van Operators in Ghana has announced the withdrawal of all ‘soft-skinned’ bullion vans from operations across the country.  The Association says Banks have been warned not to accept such vans into their premises.  The Ghana Police Service has also threatened to withdraw its officers from Bank escorts if ‘soft-skinned’ vans are […]

We do not use land guards- Police dismiss reports

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By Edmund Tetteh The Ghana Police Service has refuted claims that it uses landguards to reclaim and protect lands belonging to the service. The service described the accusations as false, baseless, and unfounded. A statement said the Police have not, on any occasion, engaged the services of languards to reclaim or protect their lands. On […]