New police recruits pass-out in Kumasi

policeFour hundred and seventeen (417) police recruits on Thursday passed out at the Police Training School, Patasi, Kumasi, with a reminder to them to uphold professional ethics and standards.

Commissioner of Police (COP) Frank Adu-Poku, Director-General, Technical Service, said they should be civil, courteous, even-handed, and firm in the performance of their duties.

This is the way to go to win public support and confidence.

He cautioned them against bullying the very people they are supposed to protect. They should also distance themselves from criminal and other acts likely to dent the image of the police service.

COP Adu-Poku urged them to have the courage to expose the bad nuts among them.

He spoke of the determination of the Police Administration to ensure police visibility in every part of the country to bring down crime.

The passing out recruits were made up of 257 men and 160 women and they went through six months of training.

They received service instructions in human rights, criminal procedure law, ethics, social psychology, first aid, self-defence and musketry.

General Recruit Richard Okai was adjudged the overall best recruit with the best academic award going to General Recruit Adisatu Alhassan.  General Recruit Lydia Amoah won the best drill award with General Recruit Daniel Adams adjudged the best in musketry.

Source: GNA

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