Massive reshuffle hits Ghana Police Service

Massive reshuffle hits Ghana Police Service

The Ghana Police Service is set to reshuffle some senior officers and many others from the Criminal Investigation Department.

In a report that sighted on, a total of 91 top police officers will be reassigned to new positions.

According to the report, the move is strategic and also has to do with some officers who have worked for so many years at their current location.

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DCOP/Mr. Edward Oduro-Kwarteng, the 2I/C in the Brong Ahafo Region, has been elevated to a regional commander for the Volta Region as DCOP/Mr. Samuel K. Nkrumah Akumiah, 2i/c Atebubu Division heads for the Brong Ahafo Region as DG/Welfare.

DCOP/Mr. Osei Asibey Ahenkan, i/c Kibi Division goes to the MTTD as Deputy Director General in Accra, while DCOP/Mr. Moses Asabagna Atibillah, i/c Dansoman Division heads the Inspectorate Unit at the National Headquarters, Accra.

ACP/Mr. Afful Boakye-Yiadom, i/c Obuasi Division, moves to Brong Ahafo Region as 2i/c Brong Ahafo Region, while ACP/Mr. David Agyemang Adjem, i/c Kasoa Division heads for Baatsona Division as the i/c.

ACP/Mr. Peter Baba Atianak, Regional Crime Officer Ashanti moves to Donkorkrom as the i/c, while ACP/Mr. Emmanuel Twumasi Ankrah i/c Techiman Division goes to Kibi as the Divisional Commander.

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ACP/Michael Awumey, i/c Asokwa Division goes to the Volta Regional headquarters as ACP/Mr. James Amoako Acheamfour, Regional Crime/WR heads to PID/Hq/Accra.

ACP/Mr. Laar Barman, i/c Ejisu Division goes to head the Weija Division.

With the announcement for the new regional capitals, the takeoff of these administrative divisions are expected early next week.

However, the IGP would make fresh appointments of regional commanders and the accompanying officers such as regional crime officers and 2i/cs.

There are definitely plans to make further announcements of fresh movements in the coming days.

Recently, the Ghana Police administration has come under some criticism for the violent incident that occurred at La-bawaleshie during the Ayawaso by-election.

Prior to reports that some persons had died during the chaos, the police in a statement revealed that no one had died.

Meanwhile, the police are still investigating the incident so as to arrest perpetrators of the violence leading to the amputation of one young man.

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