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IGP warns police officers against ‘brute acts of indiscipline’

IGP warns police officers against ‘brute acts of indiscipline’
Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com | GN
Date: 24-05-2019 Time: 05:05:47:am
Inspector-General Police (IGP), David Asante Apeatu

The Inspector-General of Police, David Asante-Apeatu, has warned police personnel against what he calls "brute acts and indiscipline."

He said due to technology, unprofessional conduct by police officers can no longer be hidden.

“Dear colleagues, take note that the current technology-driven world makes police indiscipline and unprofessional conduct easily exposed. It is therefore important that we do the best within our means to serve with respect and honour,” he said.

The IGP was speaking at the commissioning of Tema Community 25 District Police headquarters built by residents of the area.

The facility, which would serve residents and the business community within the area has a Station Officer’s office, Armoury, Exhibit room, washroom, Female cell, juvenile and male cell all fitted with ensuite washroom, Interrogation rooms, CID Office, Conference room, Commander washroom, Control office for CCTV and Drone operation and Commander Office and Charge Office.

Delivering a speech at during the commissioning of the facility, he said: “professional errors constitute a learning process but brute acts of indiscipline will never be allowed to uninvestigated and unpunished.”

He also commended the residents for coming together to fund the project and appealed for continuous support in terms of logistics, observing that development cannot take place in an insecure environment.