Eastern Region

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Eastern Region

The Eastern Region of Ghana shares border with all the regions in the country except the three Northern and Western Regions. It borders the Central, Greater Accra, Volta, Brong Ahafo and Ashanti Regions. Its regional capital is Koforidua.

The current Regional Commander is Deputy Commisioner of Police DCOP/Mr. Alphonse Adu Amankwa, with DCOP/Mr. Emmanuel Djan-Kyere

It was established in the late forties (40’s) with A. L. Alexander as the first Regional Commander.  It has a Police Training School at Koforidua currently headed by DSP/Madam Charity Amankwa.

The Region has eight [8] Police Divisions which are further broken down into thirty five (35) Police District and one hundred and sixty-three (163) Police Stations.

The Divisions includes:

  1. Donkorkrom Division
  2. Nkawkaw Division
  3. Akim Oda Division
  4. Asamankese Division
  5. Kibi Division
  6. Akropong Division
  7. Akosombo Division
  8. Koforidua Division

It has a total manpower of 2,486 made up of about 1,881 males and about 605 females.

DCOP/Mr. Alphonse Adu AmankwaRegional Commander

Eastern Divisions

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