Tag: Police

Ghana Police Service
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Ghana police recruits face mass expulsion in fake documents row

Several newly recruited police officials in Ghana face expulsion for presenting false academic documents for enlistment into the Ghana Police Service. Local media report that an estimated 3,000 people will be expelled from various police training schools across the country. “I will confirm the fact that indeed some police recruits […]

Supreme Court Ghana
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Six bribery “headquarters” in Ghana

Bribery is prevalent in Ghana.  It is a canker that permeates virtually every sector of the Ghanaian economy. Sometimes, nothing gets done without money changing hands. Here are six places in Ghana where people suspect that bribery takes place. 1. Police MTTD offices Many research findings have named the police as one […]

Ag-IGP David Asante-Apeatu
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Meet Ghana’s new Police Chief

Commissioner of Police (COP) David Asante-Apeatu was on Wednesday named Ghana’s new Inspector General of Police. The 59-year-old Forensic Scientist takes over from the retired Mr. John Kudalor, and according to President Nana Akufo-Addo who introduced him to the press corps at the presidency, David Asante-Apeatu is a highly qualified […]

Officers at the scene where a man was reported shot in the leg in Baltimore in June 2015. The city, with about 622,000 residents, had 318 homicides in 2016, nearly as many as New York, home to more than 8.5 million. Credit Drew Angerer for The New York Times

Obama Races to Overhaul Police in Baltimore and Chicago Before Trump Era

BALTIMORE — With just days until Donald J. Trump is sworn in as president, the Obama administration is making a last-minute push for police overhauls in two of the nation’s most violent cities, Baltimore and Chicago, where officers have been accused of routinely mistreating African-Americans. In Chicago, where a city […]

Ghana Police in riot gear
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Police to close roads on inauguration day of President-elect

The Ghana Police Service would temporary close some principal streets on Saturday, January 7, to the motoring public at certain locations from 0400 hours in connection with the inauguration of the President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. The event would take place at the Black Star Square. The roads to be […]