The Police Service is a single cohesive unit, organized on national basis with a unified command under the leadership of the INSPECTOR-GENERAL OF POLICE (IGP), who, subject to any direction/directives from the Police Council, is responsible for exercising general day-to-day supervision and control over the ADMINISTRATION and OPERATION of the Police Service.
The Police Service, which has a very compact but flexible organization, aims at accomplishing the Service’s MISSION at all times.
The following are the main functions of the service:
The protection of life and property
Prevention and detection of crime
Apprehension and prosecution of offenders
Preservation of peace and good order
Enforcement of all laws Acts, Decrees and other regulations with which it is directly charged.
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.
- To deliver professional security service for all citizens and non-citizens resident in Ghana.
- To make the country a safe place for legitimate business transactions.
- To be honest in our activities.
To be firm but fair.
- Work in partnership with the community.