The Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP), Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah, has been promoted to the rank of Commissioner of Police (COP).
She is among six Deputy Commissioners of Police (DCOP) who have been promoted to the senior most rank in the Ghana Police Service.
The rest are Mr George Alex Mensah, Director-General of Operations, Mr Alphonse Adu-Amankwah, Eastern Regional Commander and Mr Timothy Yoosah Bonga, Northern Regional Police Commander, Mr George Tuffuor, Director-General of Finance, Mr Alex Amponsah Asiamah, Director-General of Services,
The promotions take effect from April 1, 2019.
A memo, signed by the Inspector-General of Police, Mr David Asante-Apeatu said three others, 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 been promoted from Assistant Commissioner to DCOPs while Chief Superintendent Kwasi Ofori and Mrs Faustina Agyeiwaa Kodua Andoh-Kwofie have been promoted to Assistant Commissioners.
Nine other officers, all medical doctors have been promoted to Chief Superintendents.