Motor Traffic Unit

The Motor Traffic and Transport Directorate [MTTU] is one of the most important sectors of the Ghana Police Service. It serves an inalienable purpose in Road Safety in the Country [Ghana].

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GPS Awards

See the collection of awards received by the Ghana Police Service. These awards range from commendations of bravery, to sports and general awards received from citizens and communities.

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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.

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Community Policing

Community Policing is an emerging concept in policing which seeks to help bridge the communication & interaction gap between police institutions and the communities that they serve.

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President Akufo Addo names New IGP


Watch the President of the Republic of Ghana, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo unveil the New Inspector General of Police. Mr. David Asante-Apeatu.

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Domestic Violence & Victim Support Unit [DOVVSU]


The Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit [DOVVSU] of the Ghana Police Service is a one-stop centre of services for victims of abuse and others.

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news & events

  • Heartiest congratulations IGP Mr. Oppong-Boanuh!!!

    Congratulations to IGP Mr. James Oppong-Boanuh, on his appointment as substantive Inspector-General of Police, and extension of service for two years by the President of Ghana, in accordance with the Constitution. The Police Administration considers both the appointment and extension as confidence reposed in Mr. Oppong-Boanuh and endorsement of actions started by him to prevent

    October 9, 2019
  • The Gambia Familiarizes with Police Operations in Ghana.

    Heads of Security Sector Institutions (SSI) of The Gambia have paid study tour to the Ghana Police Service, to have firsthand information about the operations and administration of Policing in Ghana. The tour, which took place this afternoon involved a delegation led by The Gambian National Security Advisor to the President. It also included the

    October 8, 2019
  • Driver and Owner of Goods Attempted Bribery of Officers.

    The owner and driver of Kia Rhino truck with registration number GS 5491-13, attempted to bribe a Police Highway Patrol Team with an amount of over ⸿16,000.00 when Police found more than three sack-full of substances believed to be Indian hemp on the vehicle, on the Accra-Tema Motorway stretch today. The Patrol Team on its

    October 4, 2019

Doing the right thing,
at the right time.

our fallen heroes

Constable Michael Kporyi

Lance Corporal Robert Ackah

It’s not always easy or “convenient” being a police officer, but it is a noble calling.  And the Ghana is fortunate that the members of our police service are all honourable men and women, dedicated to serving and protecting the citizens of our community.  They sacrifice of their time, their talents….and sometimes their very own lives.

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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police stations near you

Find the nearest Police Station to you or find District or Divisional Offices in your area. Don’t wait till there is a reason to know where it is. Find out now.

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missing persons

most wanted

Report/View Missing Persons

View and report sighting of any missing person to the Ghana Police Service here to help reunite them with loved ones. Do not put yourself in any harm by trying to do so.

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GPS Most Wanted Persons

Report any wanted persons to the police here. Do not put yourself in any harm by trying to do so. Wanted Individuals might be dangerous to you or your family.

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