There has been massive shakeup and promotions at the top hierarchy of the police administration.
The Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP), Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah, has been promoted to the rank of Commissioner of Police (COP).
Five other Deputy Commissioners of Police (DCOP) have also been promoted to COP rank. They are Mr George Tuffuor, Director-General Finance, Mr Alex Amponsah Asiamah, Services, Mr George Alex Mensah, Operations, Mr Alphonse Adu-Amankwah, Eastern Regional Commander and Mr Timothy Yoosah Bonga, Northern Regional Police Commander.
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The promotions take effect from April 1, 2019.
“The President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has upon recommendation of the Police Council promoted six Deputy Commissioners of Police to the rank of Commissioners of Police and three Assistant Commissioners of Police to the rank of Deputy Commissioners Commissioners of Police.
Three others, Mr Francis Aboagye Nyarko, Director-General of Private Security Operations, Mr Ernest Kwabena Owusu, Deputy Regional Commander of Tema and Felix Ofosu Agyemang, Deputy Northern Regional Commander have been promoted from Assistant Commissioner to DCOPs while Chief Superintendent Kwasi Ofori and Mrs Faustina Agyeiwaa Kodua Andoh-Kwofie have been promoted to Assistant Commissioners.
Nine other officers, all medical doctors have been promoted to Chief Superintendents.
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