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RECRUITMENTS

The Police Administration has necessary procedures it follows in recruiting applicants into the Service. This is done in two (2) main ways after publication in both electronic and the print media and the mode of the application is clearly outlined out for the prospective applicants to follow. They are as follows;

 

  • Through sale of application forms at designated points e.g. Post Offices, Police Regional Headquarters and the six Police Training schools.
  • Direct application from prospective applicants.

General Eligibility

 

General Pool

  • Applicants must be Ghanaian by birth,
  • Between the ages of 18 and 25 for General pool
  • Height [173cm or 5.8ft for male and 165cm or 5.4ft for female]
  • Educational qualification as may be prescribed by the Appointment and Promotion Advisory Board of the Ghana Police Service
  • Applicant must have clean records from Criminalities
  • Must be medically fit by Police standard
  • Professional Eligibility

 

This includes all the above except the age limit which is between 18 and 35 or as may be prescribed by the Appointment and Promotion Advisory Board of the Ghana Police Service.

 

Invitation for Body Screening

Applicants who meet the above criteria are shortlisted and invited to undergo body screening and selection process at various designated centers specified in the advert taking into consideration Regional Balance.

Photographs of applicants are collected and affixed on their forms for identification purposes during the process.

 

Aptitude Test

Successful applicants are made to write Aptitude Test involving General Paper, Essay, Dictation, Comprehension and any other as may be prescribed by the Appointment and Promotion Advisory Board of the Ghana Police Service

 

Publication of Test Results

Results of the above test are released and pasted at the various regional centers including all the Training Schools for the information of applicants.

 

Medical Examination

Successful applicants are made to undergo Medical Examination at ONLY Police Hospital after having paid the necessary medical examination fee at a designated Bank and receipts used as prove of payment.

 

Criminal Check

To ensure that people with criminal background are not recruited into the Service strict Criminal checks are conducted on all successful applicants.  Only applicants without criminal records are called for training.

 

Invitation for Training

The final stage of the Recruitment Exercise is the issuing of Admission Letters accompanied with Prospectus to applicants who were able to go through the entire process.

 

NB: All letters issued out to applicants are in original copies (Applicant’s Name and Signature of originator are in blue ink).

For further inquiries please contact the office on or click here:

 

Tel: 0302761277

Fax: 0302761771

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