Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Angwubutoge Awuni, Director for the Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU), has called on the personnel of the unit to resist corruption and arrest people who attempt to bribe them.
He said the right procedures for handling road traffic offenses should be followed while the rights of civilians should also be protected in the course of rendering their duties.
ACP Awuni made the call in Wa on Friday when he interacted with personnel of the unit during which he took them through the new motor traffic regulations and enforcement of laws.
He noted with regret recent findings about the level of corruption in the country by the Global Corruption Barometer (GCB) that found the Ghana Police Service as one of the most corrupt institutions in the country.
ACP Awuni called on them to change their attitudes to help the service get a good image and enable citizens to retain their in them.
He said this would help increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the Police Service to make it responsive to the needs of the citizens.
ACP Awuni said the service would not hesitate to discipline people who are caught in the act of taking bribes whiles on duty adding that measures are being implemented to check the practice.
He appealed to them to live exemplary lives wherever they found themselves.