The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Dr. George Akuffo Dampare, along with the Police Management Board (POMAB), have commended and expressed their appreciation for the outstanding efforts of the police visibility unit during the Christmas festivities.
During the Christmas season, the Ghana Police Service strategically deployed personnel across the nation to ensure the safety of lives and properties. The IGP, in recognizing their dedicated service, praised the personnel for their unwavering commitment to safeguarding the welfare of citizens.
At a commendation ceremony held at the emergency command centre at the national police headquarters in Accra, the IGP applauded the collaborative efforts of other security agencies and the media, emphasizing their crucial role in maintaining peace during the festive season. He extended gratitude to the families of the police personnel for their support and to Ghanaians for accommodating the temporary increase in police presence, acknowledging that public engagement has contributed to policing improvements.
Dr. George Akuffo Dampare emphasized the commitment of the Ghana Police Service to become a benchmark institution in Ghana and across Africa. He expressed confidence that, with collective effort and support, the foundation laid during his watch would become an enduring legacy for the benefit of Ghana.
The IGP underscored the importance of changing the narrative surrounding the police-public relationship. He expressed gratitude to the media for their support in conveying the message that the police are servants and emphasized the determination of the new Ghana Police Service to script a history that will reflect positively on the institution, shaping a future where public trust, collaboration, and excellence are the hallmarks of law enforcement in the country.
Some members of the Police Management Board also spoke to the officers.