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Mr Mohammed Ahmed Alhassan Mr Mohammed Ahmed Alhassan , (AIGP)

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service works in plain clothes. The personnel of this branch are employed as specialists in connection with various aspects of crime detection.

The Gold Coast Police Force now called the Police Service was Formed in 1894 but the real police work started in the then Gold Coast, now the Republic of Ghana, in the year 1921.

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DOVVSU STATION OFFICERS SCHOOLED

DOVVSU STATION OFFICERS SCHOOLED

Author: WebSec/Tuesday, March 31, 2015/Categories: Top News

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The Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit ( DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service in Collaboration with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has organized a two –day training workshop for DOVVSU Station officers in Accra .The training Programme is to upgrade the Knowledge of the officers to better handle Gender based Violence( GBV).

Speaking at the opening Ceremony of the programme, the Acting National Coordinator of  DOVVSU , ACP Habiba Twumasi Sarpong who gave the  welcome address, welcomed all the Course participants and emphasized that they should take the training Programme seriously so as to meet the challenging roles they play as Stations.

“Victims of the domestic violence have a lot of challenges ranging from material and Psycho-social support. The training is to equip you with the skills to handle both suspects and the victims of domestics violence Cases” –she added.

 ACP Habiba Twumasi Sarpong reiterated that the ability of DOVVSU to handle traumatized Victims or Survivors with and Professionalism will restore and boost Confidence victims have in in the Ghana Police Service.

She Concluded by expressing appreciation to the Police Administration , UNFA and UN country team in Ghana for the support given to the DOVVSU and called on others to do same.

On his part , the Director – General of Police Special Duties and HRD, DCOP Osabarima Oware Asare Pinkro III, who officially opened the two-day training  Programme on behalf of the Police Administration, Commended the UNFPA for its Collaboration with DOVVSU  in organizing the Counseling training Programme for the Station officers and called on the two parties to sustain the Partnership.

He emphasized that duties of Station officers in transforming the lives of victims of Domestics Violence is very important and this Professional behavior of officers gives hope and light to Such Victims.
‘You need to take the two-day Course Seriously because you represent a beacon of hope to the perishing, work for the perishing, work for the dying and care for the Suffering’ – he stressed.

DCOP Osabarima Oware Asare Pinkro III, concluded by calling on other organizations and stakeholders to emulate the kind gesture of UNFPA in order to bring gender based violence under control.

                                                     BY SGT. RICHMOND MENSAH (PAD)
 

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