Ghana’s first female COP Bio Atinga retires

Ghana’s first female COP Bio Atinga retires

The first female Commissioner of Police (COP) in Ghana, Rose Bio Atinga has retired after 29 years of service to the police. She started her her retirement on Thursday, November 30, 2017.

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Madam Bio Atinga at the time of her retirement was the Director General in charge of Technical at the Police Headquarters.

Ghana’s first female COP Bio-Atinga retires
COP Rose Atinga Bio addressing the police officers

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She joined the Ghana Police in 1988 as an officer and rose through the ranks to become the first female Commissioner of Police in Ghana having served in various capacities within the service across the country.

She had her GCE O-Level Certificate (1969–74) at St Francis Secondary School and A-Level (1974–76) at St. Monica’s Secondary School.

COP Bio Atinga also earned a degree in Political Science and a master’s degree in Public Administration from the School of Administration, University of Ghana.

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In 1985, Ms Bio-Atinga obtained a Post-graduate Certificate in Public Administration from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration.

She is a Frafra from the Upper East Region of Ghana.

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