Police arrests Ellembelle DCE again, one missing excavator recovered

Police in the Western Region (Sekondi) have arrested the Ellembelle District Chief Executive (DCE) over the recent disappearance of two excavators used for illegal mining in the district. According to reports, Kwasi Bonzoh was arrested on Wednesday when the police identified one excavator similar to the two excavators reported missing.

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Criticize us but do so constructively – George Akuffo Dampare appeals to Ghanaians

The Inspector-General of the Ghana Police Service Dr George Akuffo Dampare has called on Ghanaian to criticize the Ghana Police Service but in a more constructive way in order not to demoralize officers in the services.  According to him, the police are professionals who needs to be encouraged to do

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We’re not corrupt – IGP refuses to accept ‘most corrupt institution’ tag

Dr George Akuffo Dampare, the Inspector General of Police has once again stated his disagreement and rejection of research findings by some groups that concluded that the police service is one of the most corrupt institutions in the country. The IGP punched holes into the methodologies used to carry out

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Police respond to the ‘most corrupt’ tag by researchers, demand explanations

Recent surveys that identified the Ghana Police Service as the most corrupt public institution have triggered a response from the service   Survey reports released by different institutions including the Ghana Statistical Service and its partners, as well as the Afrobatometre report interestingly had officers of the service topping the corruption

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Police and Presidency are the most corrupt institutions in Ghana – research report

An Afrobarometer study undertaken by the Ghana Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) has revealed that the Police are believed to be the most corrupt people in Ghana, with the Office of the President in second place in the corruption perception. For the police service, 65 per cent of Ghanaians believe

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Blockbuster: These are the most corrupt institutions and regions in Ghana

The Ghana Police Service has been identified as one of the most corrupt institutions among 23 other institutions sampled in the latest survey conducted by the Ghana Statistical Service. This was contained in research dubbed; “Corruption in Ghana, Peoples Experiences and View”. The ultimate goal of the survey is to

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Drop the frivolous charges against the protestors – Arise Ghana to police

Members of the Arise Ghana pressure group, have called on the Ghana Police Service to drop all charges against 31 of its members who were apprehended during its protest two weeks ago. Some protesters were apprehended by the police during the protest on June 28.  The Police explained that their

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We need to assist the police to learn crowd control – Security analyst

Mr Emmanuel Kutin, a security analyst has stated that the Ghana Police Service must be aided to resolve challenges with controlling crowds, especially during demonstrations in the country. He further bemoaned that the incidents of police visiting violence against protestors are becoming too many and there is a need for

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Police pledge to deal with Arise Ghana protestors who attacked its men

The Ghana Police Service has sent the clearest indication that they will deal with persons involved in the Arise Ghana protest that turned chaotic on Tuesday evening. It revealed in a statement that 12 of its officers have been left with varying degrees of injury after protestors pelted stones at

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