Tema Region

Latest News - Tema Region

  • IGP Receives Two Speed Boats for Marine Police Unit

    IGP RECEIVES TWO ALLIGATOR SPEED BOATS FOR MARINE POLICE UNIT The Inspector General of Police Mr. David Asante-Apeatu has received two alligator speed boats from the Japanese embassy in Accra and the United Nations Office on Crime and Drugs (UNODC) for use by the Marine Unit of the Service. Presenting the boats to the Police,

    July 16, 2018
  • IGP TOPS ALL IN LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION IN ICT TRANSFORMATION

    IGP TOPS ALL IN LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION IN ICT TRANSFORMATION The Inspector -General of Police Mr. David Asante-Apeatu, took home three awards in three categories out of over hundred (100) nominees, during the 8th Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards (GITTA) 2018 here in Accra on Friday June 29, 2018 at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel.

    July 3, 2018
  • POLICE OFFICERS ATTEND A ONE DAY WORKSHOP TO VALIDATE POLICE COMMUNICATION AND PUBLIC EDUCATION STRATEGY

    The Public Affairs Directorate of the Ghana Police Service with support from the Accountability, Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption Programme (ARAP) organized a day’s workshop in Accra on 21st June, 2018 for the validation of a three year Communication and Public Education Strategy developed for implementation by the Ghana Police Service The workshop was attended

    June 25, 2018

Tema Region

The Tema Regional Command is small in terms of total area coverage as compared with the other police regions with its own peculiar complexities and challenges to battle with.  The Region shares common boundaries with Accra Region to the West, Eastern Region to the North, Volta Region to the East and to the South by the Gulf of Guinea.

The Metropolis is a harbour city with a high level of business activities taking place leading to the establishments of both light and heavy industries such as Tema Oil Refinery, Cement Factories, Electricity Generating Power Stations, Food Processing Companies and Cold Stores among others.  The Transport establishments are also vibrant due to haulage business activities especially around the port coupled with high population density and the rate of growth of urbanization are the distinctive peculiarities of Tema.

The Police regional commander is Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Nana Asomah Hinneh with DCOP/Mr. Boadu-Peprah as the deputy regional commander.

The region is made up of six [6] Divisions, namely,

  1. Tema Division
  2. Ashaiman Division
  3. Ada Division
  4. Dodowa Division
  5. Marine, Railways and Ports Division
  6. Prampram Division

In addition to the above, there is the establishment of the Regional Headquarters Formations as follows:-

  1. Operations/CTU/RDF
  2. SWAT Unit
  3. Highway Patrol Unit
  4. Criminal Investigations Department
  5. Court Unit
  6. Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit
  7. Quartermaster Stores
  8. Public Affairs Directorate
  9. Communications Unit
  10. Internal Audit
  11. Motor Transport and Traffic Unit
  12. Orderly Room
  13. Finance
  14. Transport

The divisions have a total of fourteen [14] districts and thirty [30] police stations and several police posts.

The current personnel strength stands at 1,736.

The region boast of the first ever police station established in the Ghana in the year 1814 at Prampram by the Danish at time when the country was under colonial rule, current that edifice is still in use as the reposted in 1966 till present, the Command has changed hands 36 times.

DCOP/Mr. Nana Asomah Hinneh is the current Regional Commander. Due to the security alertness and hardwork by the police and other sister security services within the region, the citizenry enjoys a siren security environment with business activities at its best.

Prampram Police Station.  Policing in the region has since then undergone several metamorphosis until a regional headquarters was establish within the hub of the harbour with ACP/Mr. E. O. Q. Sanniez as the first  regional commander.

eMail: tr.hq@police.gov.gh

Regional Numbers:

  • 0303202936
  • 0303209937
  • 0299206145
  • 0299201808
  • 0267599944
  • 0542719093
  • 0302980772

DCOP/Mr. Nana Asomah HinnehRegional Commander

Tema Divisions

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Latest News

  • Eastern Region Gets a Drug Law Enforcement Unit

    A Drug Law Enforcement Unit (DLEU) has been set up in the Eastern Regional Police Command to support law enforcement in drug countering, trafficking and organized crime in the region. Unveiling the plague on behalf of the Inspector-General of Police, COP Mr. Prosper Agblor, the Director-General Welfare, entreated the public to volunteer information on drug

    July 20, 2018
  • RE-OPERATIONALISATION OF THE GHANA POLICE MOTORBIKE PATROL UNIT (MBPU)

    RE-OPERATIONALISATION OF THE GHANA POLICE MOTORBIKE PATROL UNIT (MBPU) Today, Wednesday July 18, 2018 at the Police Headquarters, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. David Asante-Apeatu integrated armed motorbike patrols into the operations of the Ghana Police Service, following successful piloting since April this year. Effectively, a Motorbike Patrol Unit has been set up under

    July 18, 2018
  • FAKE DOCTOR BUSTED FOR FRAUD

    FAKE DOCTOR BUSTED FOR FRAUD  A 31-year-old Daniel Okyere, who posed as a medical doctor to defraud his victim of an amount of Eighteen Thousand, Nine Hundred and Sixty-One Ghana Cedis (GH₵ 18,961.00), has been arrested by the Dansoman Police. According to the victim, she met the suspect in June 2018, at the Kotoka International

    July 18, 2018

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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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