Latest News - Upper East Region
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 preventOctober 9, 2019
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 ofJanuary 9, 2019
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 CrimeJanuary 8, 2019
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 aJanuary 4, 2019
Upper East Region
The Upper East Region was established in 1961. DCOP/Mr. Edward Oduro-Kwarteng is the current Upper East Regional Commander. He was appointed on 4th March 2017. He is the 43rd Regional Commander of the Region. He is assisted by Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Mr. Paul Kwame Ayitey as the deputy regional commander.
The Regional Command can be contacted on 0299206265 and 0299204666.
The first Regional Commander ACP .Mr. G.A Donkor was appointed on 10th June 1961 and since then the Region has gone through several Commanders.
Bolgatanga is the Regional Headquarters of the Upper East Region and it has 3 Divisions, 12 Districts and 42 Stations.
The Divisions include: