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GOVERNMENT CONCERN ABOUT PHYSICAL ATTACKS ON FIRE FIGHTERS – INTERIOR MINISTER

Government has expressed grave concern on recent physical attack on fire fighters by the public. These attacks, occur mostly because of purported delayed response to a fire, accident or perceived wrong technique in fighting a fire or rescuing victims by fire fighters with the most recent ones being the attack and injury of three (3) fire fighters at Dawhenya, Afianya Junction and one on a fire engine and personnel at Asamankese. To this end, the Minister for the Interior, Mr. Ambrose Dery, has called for cooperation and patients from the public because the security services are in partnership with...

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PRIORITISE SAFETY OF GHANAIANS-INTERIOR MINISTER TO SECURITY CAPOS AS NORTHERN & UPPER EAST TOUR STARTS

The Minister for the Interior, Honourable Ambrose Dery has called on Security and Departmental Heads of all agencies to ensure Ghanaians feel safe by maintaining high standards of discipline, decorum and professionalism when enforcing law and order.     He said, ¨ the President of the Republic is focused and committed to ensuring high standards of security, therefore Security Agencies must be up to the task and ensure the safety of the citizenry is prioritized. The President will not compromise on any shortfalls and mishaps from you¨, he asserted. The Minister made this statement when he addressed the Regional Security...

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“568 VEHICLES PROVIDED TO THE POLICE; 320 HOUSING UNITS BEING BUILT” – PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says Government, in recognition of the difficulties and dangers confronting police personnel in the discharge of their duties, is committed to resourcing the Police Service, in terms of provision of adequate personnel and logistics, to enable them deliver on their core mandate. According to President Akufo-Addo, “despite budgetary constraints, the Akufo-Addo Government has, in two and half years in office, provided 568 vehicles, including 15 operational buses to the Service, a feat unprecedented in the history of the Service.” With many more vehicles expected to arrive in the country in...

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INTERIOR MINISTER ENCOURAGES SECURITY AGENCIES FOLLOWING RECENT HAPPENINGS

The Minister for the Interior, Mr Ambrose Dery, has urged personnel of the Ghana Police Service not to allow the recent killings of their colleagues to demoralise them, but rather, inspire them to work hard to fulfil their constitutional mandate to the state. He also urged the officers of the Service to celebrate and honour their fallen compatriots as heroes and heroines who have died a worthy cause for their country. These admonishing were made by the Minister when he addressed personnel of the security services, particularly the police during his three- day working visit to the Bono and...

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423 PRISON RECRUIT OFFICERS PASS OUT

Four hundred and twenty-three (423) recruits comprising of 269 males and 154 females have passed out from the Ghana Prison Service at the Prisons Officers Training School in Accra on Friday, July 26, 2019. The recruits officers had undergone 9 months training including initial 6 weeks of rigorous paramilitary training, practical attachments at prison facilities across the country in addition to academic courses such as Penal Statistics, Reception Duties, Prison Duties, Interpersonal Skills, Penal Law and First Aid. They also received field instruction in Drill, Taekwondo, Judo and skills training in handling arms. In his speech, the Minister for...

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PRISONS COMMANDERS CONFAB OPENS IN ACCRA

The Hon. Deputy Minister for the Interior, Mr. Henry Quartey on Thursday opened the Ghana Prisons Service 2019 Regional and Station Commanders conference in Accra. The conference themed, “Making Prison Enterprises Thrive: the Role of Commanders” had commanders from all the regional and district stations in the country converging in Accra to take stock of their operations and to find ways of bridging funding gaps in order to attain the transformational goals set out in the ten (10) year strategic plan of the Service. He noted that, despite the fact that the past few years have seen a significant...

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