Tema Region

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  • Police educate the youth on Police activities.

    The Tema Regional Police Public Affairs Unit in line with the transformational agenda of the Ghana police service, which seeks to bring policing to the doorstep of the citizenry, took part in the first-ever job fair organized by the Honorable Member of Parliament for Tema Central, Mr Kofi Brako in conjunction with Project Assist Global.

    July 29, 2019
  • Ghana Police 2018 in retrospect.

    Ghana Police 2018 in retrospect. 2017 Police Memorial Day. Honouring Our Fallen Heroes at the National Police Training School, Tesano-Accra https://www.facebook.com/GhPoliceService/videos/734789696716402/ Opening Ceremony of the 5th Africa Working Group Meeting on CyberCrime for Heads of Units ongoing at the Police Headquarters, Accra. https://www.facebook.com/GhPoliceService/videos/265067347696903/ Greater Manchester Police Cadet Visits Ghana Police Service https://www.facebook.com/…/pcb.9371210264…/937117966483573/… The President of

    January 9, 2019
  • Ghana Police 2018 in retrospect.

    Ghana Police 2018 in retrospect. Sod-Cutting ceremony of the security forces housing units, phase III for the Ghana Police Service at the National Police Training School, Accra. https://www.facebook.com/GhPoliceService/videos/2177873012483120/ IGP’s briefing on the Kwabenya Police shooting/jail break incident at the Police Headquarters, Accra. https://www.facebook.com/GhPoliceService/videos/753719338156771/ The Official Launch of the Police Transformation Programme. https://www.facebook.com/GhPoliceService/videos/759634484231923/ Workshop for Crime

    January 8, 2019
  • News Release – Re – Police Accused of ‘Covering Up’ Defilement case of a 14-year old Yemeni

    The attention of the Police Administration has been drawn to a news item on GhanaWeb dated 11th December, 2018 with the caption “Police Administration accused of ‘covering up’ defilement case of a 14 year old Yemeni”. Essential facts of the case are that, a case of defilement was made to Police at Madina. Subsequently a

    January 4, 2019

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/Mr. Edward Johnson Oyirifi-akrofi with ACP/Mr. Ernest Kwabena Owusu 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. Edward Johnson Oyirifi-akrofiRegional Commander

Tema Divisions

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  • News Release: IGP Directs Speedy Investigation Into Death of Two Policemen.

    News Release: IGP Directs Speedy Investigation Into Death of Two Policemen. Two Police Officers have been killed at Manso Nkwanta in the Ashanti Region and Akyem Swedru in the Eastern Region, respectively between 6:00 pm of Monday 19th August 2019 and 6:00 am of Tuesday 20th August 2019. The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr. James

    August 20, 2019
  • Ghc10,000.00 Reward Still Available for Information on Tamale Killers.

    Police confirm arrest of five persons of interest, in connection with the murder of late Police Woman Corporal, Agatha Nana Nabin, who was killed while on snap check duty at the Kumbugu road at Tamale on the night of 30th July 2019. Despite the arrest, Police encourage the public to continue to volunteer information leading

    August 2, 2019
  • 141 Police recruits pass out at Ho

    141 POLICE RECRUITS PASS OUT AT HO On 30th July, 2019, a colourful Passing out Parade was held at the Regional Police Training School, Ho for an all-male contingent of 141 General Police Recruits. The event started at 0930Hrs as scheduled and ended at 1100Hrs.  The General Police Recruits displayed various skills in both foot

    August 2, 2019

Our Fallen Heroes

Our Heroes

Constable Michael Kporyi

Our Heroes

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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