IGP promotes 1, 248 police officers
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. James Oppong-Boanuh has promoted 1,244 Junior Police Officers of various ranks, a statement by the Police Service has announced.
Five Inspectors were promoted to the rank of Chief Inspectors; 1,224 Corporals were promoted as Sergeants; five Lance Corporals’ promotions were withheld due to cases pending against them; four officers were inadvertently left out of the recent Administrative Promotions; three persons’ promotions were deferred and two others who have also been reinstated after acquittal from disciplinary charges.
The promotion was done in accordance with the Police Service Regulation 2012 (C.I.76).
Meanwhile, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo has upon the recommendation of the Police Council promoted Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Mr. David Agyemang Adjem, Deputy Ashanti Regional Police Commander to the rank of Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) effective 1st January 2020, according to an announcement by the Ghana Police Service on Friday.
Three Doctors -Desmond M. Addo, Christiana A Asare and Samuel Ofori all of the Police hospital have also been promoted by the Inspector-General of Police, from Chief Superintendents to the rank of ACPs with the approval of the Police Council effective 1st June 2020.