Accra Region

Accra Region

The Greater Accra Regional Police was first commanded by C/Supt. C. H. K. Strike from 29th August, 1952 and the current Regional Commander, DCOP/Mr.  George Alex Mensah.

DCOP/Mr. Godfred Owusu-Boateng
Regional 2I/C.

There are about nine (9) Units within the Greater Accra Region handling specific responsibilities, fourteen (14) Divisions, forty-two (42) Districts and one hundred and ten (110) Stations and Posts.

  1. Criminal Investigations Department (CID)
  2. Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU)
  3. National Patrol Department (NPD)
  4. Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT)
  5. Court Unit
  6. Communications
  7. Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD)
  8. Finance
  9. Public Affairs Directorate

The Region is made up of fourteen [14] Divisions namely:

  1. Amasaman Division
  2. Kpeshie Division
  3. Airport Division
  4. Cantonment Division
  5. Odorkor Division
  6. Adenta Division
  7. Kaneshie Division
  8. Baatsona Division
  9. Nima Division
  10. Dansoman Division
  11. Madina Division
  12. Tesano Division
  13. New Weija Division
  14. Ministries Division

It has a total manpower of 3,773 made up of about males 2,644 and about 1129 females

DCOP George Alex MensahRegional Commander

Accra Divisions

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On this page we honour several brave and dedicated men from the Ghana Police Service: men and women who – in dangerous situations – were reaching out to help those in need of their services and ultimately paid the ultimate sacrifice. It is with great honor that we dedicate this section to them – to let their families know that who they were, and what they stood for, remains steadfast in our hearts and our minds. We are proud to call them our brothers and sisters. We will be forever thankful that they chose to serve their country.

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