In readiness to fight terrorism, the Ghana Police Service is coaching new recruits and personnel for high-risk operations.

Known internationally for its peace, Ghana is rising extra uneasy on account of a string of terrorist incidents in close by countries.

The Police have due to this fact indicated their readiness to ward off terrorists. 

A parade at the Police Training School in Kumasi noticed 170 recruits, comprising 144 males and 26 females, passing out as junior rank officers.  

They are exiting the coaching faculty having been geared up with fashionable skills in legal procedures, proactive policing methods and subject coaching corresponding to driving, taking pictures and swimming.  

Police Service expresses readiness to fight off terrorists

Director General-ICT at the Ghana Police Service, COP Edward Tabiri, who reviewed the parade, reiterated the readiness of the Service to fight any imminent terrorist assaults.  

“Almost all our neighboring countries have experienced some form of terrorist attack. We cannot therefore fold our arms and wait for the worst to happen. It has become imperative to prepare our personnel to adequately respond to any such threat or attack. In view of this, all recruits on parade as part of their basic training were sent to the High-Risk Operation Training School, formerly the counter-terrorism enactment and concentration center at Akanteng in Yilo Krobo municipality of the Eastern region,” he said.  

The Police Service is reported to be bedeviled with ill-conduct and crimes that dent the status of the interior safety pressure.  

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