President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has upon the recommendation of the Police Council promoted seven Deputy Commissioners of Police (DCOP) to the rank of Commissioners.
The latest promotion brings the number of Commissioners of Police to 14.
A statement signed by the Director General of Police Public Affairs, ACP David Eklu Monday added that in addition, 31 Assistant Commissioners of Police (ACP), have also been promoted to the rank of DCOPs.
The 31 Assistant Commissioners of Police who have been promoted to the rank of Deputy Commissioners include officers from the general police pool and medical professionals.
The newly promoted Commissioners are;
COP/Mr. Akuribah Yaagy – Director-General/National Patrols;
COP/Rev. David Nenyi Ampah-Benyin – Central Regional Police Commander;
COP/Mr. Charles Kpapu Torkor – Commandant at the Ghana Police Command and Staff College;
COP/Mr. Maxwell Sakipasgo Atingane – Director-General/Motor Traffic & Transport;
COP/Mr. Bright Oduro – Director-General/Criminal Investigations,
COP/Mr. Osabarima Oware Pinkro III – Director-General/Research and Planning and
COP/Mr. Isaac Ken Yeboah -Ashanti Regional Police Commander.