DIRECTOR-GENERAL CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION DEPARTMENT (CID)

The Director-General, CID shall be responsible to the IGP on the following:

  1. All criminal matters;
  2. Ensure the running and maintenance of an effective and efficient Detective Training School for the training of all detectives in the country;
  3. Administer and coordinate activities of Regional, Divisional, District and Station CIDs;
  4. Supervise, monitor and control all activities of the Forensic Science Department;
  5. Supervise, monitor and control activities of all units under the CID:
  6. Create and facilitate crime intelligence units under the CID;
  7. Supervise, monitor and control crime research activities to establish crime trends and patterns;
  8. Develop strategies for crime prevention, control, investigation and detection;
  9. Ensure the deportation and extradition of persons in accordance with law;
  10. Ensure the compilation of Criminal Statistics, Police Gazette and the Annual crime report;
  11. Collect, collate and coordinate information and intelligence on crimes and criminals; and
  12. Any other duties as assigned by the IGP.

DG – CID  COP/Mr. Isaac Ken Yeboah