Ghana’s chief detective DCOP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah has been elevated to the rank of a Commissioner of Police, the Service announced Friday.
Her promotion took effect April 1, 2019.
This is the second time the Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) is being promoted, the first coming in November 2017 before being appointed as Ghana’s first female detective boss January 2018.
COP Addo-Danquah was recruited into the Ghana Police Service on July 27, 1990, having risen through the ranks.
Six other Deputy Commissioners of Police including Mr George Tuffuor, Director-General Finance, Mr Alex Amponsah Asiamah, Services, Mr George Alex Mensah, Operations, Mr Alphonse Adu-Amankwah, Eastern Regional Commander and Mr Timothy Yoosah Bonga, Northern Regional Police Commander were also promoted to COPs.
“The President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has upon recommendation of the Police Council promoted six Deputy Commissioners of Police to the rank of Commissioners of Police and three Assistant Commissioners of Police to the rank of Deputy Commissioners Commissioners of Police. The promotions take effect from 1st April, 2019,” the police statement said.
Mr Francis Aboagye Nyarko, Director-General of Private Security Operations, Mr Ernest Kwabena Owusu, Deputy Regional Commander of Tema and Felix Ofosu Agyemang, Deputy Northern Regional Commander have also been promoted from Assistant Commissioner to DCOPs.
Source: Daily Mail GH