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Reshuffling hits police hierarchy, about 80 reassigned

A major shake-up has hit the Ghana Police Service barely six months to the elections in November this year.

Some eighty senior police officers from various departments and regions were affected by the shake-up.

One of them is the Accra Regional Police Commander, COP George Akuffo Dampare, who has been transferred to head the Police Command and Staff College at Winneba in the Central Region.

His transfer takes immediate effect after serving the command for just six months.

Dr. Dampare took over the Accra Regional Police Command after he served as Director General Finance of the Ghana Police Service. He has been credited for his lead role in the swift arrest of the alleged killer of former Abuakwa North MP, J.B. Danquah.

Others who were transferred include former Tafo Pankrono Police Commander onetime Public Affairs Director of the Ghana Police Service, DSP Kwesi Ofori, who will be heading the Adabraka Police Command.

DCOP Peterkin Yentumi Gyinae now moves from the Volta Region to the Eastern Region as the Regional Commander.

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