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5 Sep, 2016
5 Sep, 2016
Welcome to the dedicated online portal for the Ghana Police Service. The Ghana Police Service has, since its inception been in the frontline of the criminal justice system of Ghana. It is clearly, the most visible arm of government as the symbol of law and order, to the people. Ghana Police Service is mandated by Article 200 of the 1992 constitution of the Republic of Ghana, and the Police Service Act 1970 (ACT 350). The constitution mandates the Service to operate on democratic policing principles. The Police Service Act 1970, Act350 spells out the core functions of the service as follows:
To Protect life and Property,
To prevent and detect crime,
To apprehend and prosecute offenders,
To maintain public order,
To ensure a peaceful and safe environment to facilitate economic and social activities as a pre-requisite for making Ghana a Gateway to West Africa
Job Title: 2016 Graduate Recruitment
As per the new motto of the service , “TO PROTECT AND SERVE WITH HONOUR” the GPS is committed to protect and serve all residents in their communities, using democratic policing principles, and appropriate technology to protect life and property, and personal dignity . The vision of the Ghana Police Service is to be a World Class Police Service capable of delivering planned, democratic, protective, and peaceful services up to standards of international best practice.
The Ghana Police Service is divided into twelve (12) administrative regions, namely , Accra , Tema, Ashanti, Eastern , Brong Ahafo , Volta, Western , Central , Northern , Upper East, upper West, and Rarilways , Ports and Harbour Regions.
The Ghana Police Service would from Monday September 5, open application for another set of new recruits. This exercise will target degree holders and professionals including lawyers with at least three years working experience.
Meanwhile, the police will from next week, release the list of recruits in the recent recruitment exercise.
Public Relations Director of the Ghana Police Service, Superintendent Cephas Arthur, said the purpose of the exercise will help bring more professionals in the service.“We have various levels of enlistment or recruitment into the service. We have basic recruitment to start from the scratch; constables and then you climb up. And then we have another level being graduate recruitment then we have another one for professionals.”
“We have another one for people with vocations then we have for medical specialists, auditors, the engineering aspect of communication, public relations practitioners, legal officers, people with statistics background, clinical psychologists, biochemistry, those people are all going to have slots within this particular enlistment,” he added
How to Apply
For Detailed Job Description and Application, visit Daily Graphic, Monday, September 5, 2016. Pages 77