- He identified the key challenges to be in the areas of accommodation and vehicles for personnel
- He however admitted that there have been some reforms that have positively affected police work
- He cautioned policemen to be professional in the execution of their duties
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), David Asante Appeatu has, at a National Police Command conference in Kumasi, revealed the state of logistical challenge the service faces.
This, according to him, renders the officers helpless in dealing with crime.
He therefore called on the government to come to its aid, by providing the basic tools needed to work.
He made mention of cases in which about five policemen in some areas made use of one weapon in dealing with crime.
He noted that, despite several reforms and agenda in the security services, there was need for more, and that is where the government came in; to cushion the servicemen so that they could work as expected.
The IGP indicated that some of the challenges were in the areas of accommodation and vehicles needed for work.
He concluded by entreating personnel to work assiduously by ensuring the availability of quality service delivery in Ghana.
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