The Ghana Police Service has revealed that officers and trained security dogs have been stationed at vantage points across Accra.

This new way of policing in the country is aimed at increasing the visibility of personnel, improving intelligence gathering, tracking of contraband goods and improving upon other aspects of criminal investigations, the Service stated in a press release on Facebook on Monday.

Personnel of K-9 unit of Ghana Police Service deployed across Accra

In the statement, the Police Service wrote, “as part of the Proactive Preventive Policing Strategy, the K-9 Unit of the Ghana Police Service, with renewed energy, has commenced its outdoor operations.”

“For the past couple of weeks, personnel with highly-trained security dogs under leash, have been strategically positioned across the Capital for operational patrols.”

Personnel of K-9 unit of Ghana Police Service deployed across Accra

The post which included pictures of the police with the dogs shows officers positioned at the different posts with the security dogs.

The Service added that there are plans to extend this component to other regions to aid in increasing police visibility.

Personnel of K-9 unit of Ghana Police Service deployed across Accra

“We shall continue to pursue multiple Security and Visibility Modules to increase our interactions with the public and aggressively fight crime in our communities. We are here because of you and we rely on your help and support to succeed,” they added.

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Personnel of K-9 unit of Ghana Police Service deployed across Accra
Personnel of K-9 unit of Ghana Police Service deployed across Accra
Personnel of K-9 unit of Ghana Police Service deployed across Accra
Personnel of K-9 unit of Ghana Police Service deployed across Accra
Personnel of K-9 unit of Ghana Police Service deployed across Accra
Personnel of K-9 unit of Ghana Police Service deployed across Accra
Personnel of K-9 unit of Ghana Police Service deployed across Accra
Personnel of K-9 unit of Ghana Police Service deployed across Accra
Personnel of K-9 unit of Ghana Police Service deployed across Accra



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