The police transfer exercise saw so many big wigs in the police service including Accra Regional Police Commander COP Dampare, change their current locations.
There has been a major rearrangement in the Ghana Police Service to restructure the service barely six months to the elections in November this year. As a matter of fact, about eighty senior police officers from various departments and regions were reshuffled in this police transfer exercise.
One of the big wigs in the police service who was transferred is the Accra Regional Police Commander, COP George Akuffo Dampare. COP Dampare has been transferred to head the Police Command and Staff College at Winneba in the Central Region. According to reports he has served the command for six months only. Dr. Dampare took over the Accra Regional Police Command after he served as Director General Finance of the Ghana Police Service.
Dr. Dampare is known for some significant roles he has played in the service. He was in charge of the operation that led to the arrest of the alleged killer of the Abuakwa North MP Daniel Asiedu.
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.
Here are other changes which have been made in the Police service
ACP/Mr. Kwame Tachie-Poku 2i/c Western Region to Reg. Cmdr/Central Region;
ACP Redeemer Dejoe 2i/c CID/Hqrts to I/c Volta Region;
ACP/Mr. George Tweneboah, i/c Manhyia To Asankrangua /WR;
ACP/Mr. Emmanuel Djan-Kyere, i/c Wench to I/c Dodowa /Tema Region;
ACP/Mrs. Sabina Osei-Bonsu, Vc Ministries To I/c National Workshop, Hqtrs./AR;
ACP/Mr. Timothy Donga Yoosa 2i/c/Ut to I/c A/Region;
ACP/Mr. Anane Danquah,Comdr., Assin Fosu to Cmdr, Yendi/NR;
ACP/Mr. Frank Adu Anim, 2i/c Central Region to I/c Atebubu/BAR;
ACP/Mr. Owusu Donyina, I/c Interpol to 2i/c Western Region;
ACP/Mr. Paul Kwame Aryitey I/c Tarkwa To 2i/c Greater Accra Region;
ACP/Mrs. Yaa Tiwaa Danso, Commandant GPCSC to I/c Ministries
To mention a few of them.