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15 February 2017

New Tema Police Commander assures safety of residents amidst stringent security measures

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The police have assured the residents of Tema that their lives and property would be safer than ever as more security measures would be rolled to curb the robbery menace within the region.

The new Regional Police Commander for Tema, DCOP George Tuffuor has stated that he would put in place plans to ensure that police presence is strongly felt in the region.

This he explained, will be achieved, with the help of the members of the general public, since effective modern day policing calls for an all hands on deck approach.

DCOP Tuffour believes effective collaboration with the public help to efficiently fight crime promising he would engage the general public to support the police in policing the Region.

According to him, he would continue with measures that were put in place by his predecessors and reinforce existing strategies and make amends when the need arises.

The new Regional Police Commander said in consultation with partners and stakeholders within the Region, he would also a roll out new security models to compliment the existing ones.

DCOP George Tuffuor was appointed to his current position after there was massive reshuffle within the Police Administration. Prior to his current position, DCOP/Mr. George Tuffuor had served internationally and locally.

Background

The new Regional Police Commander has worked with the Education Unit of the Service at the National Police Training School.

He has also held position including serving as the Regional Commander in the Northern Region from May 2011 to April 2013 where he superintended over the maintenance of peace in Yendi, Buipe and other parts of the Region.

DCOP George Tuffuor served as the Deputy Regional Commander for the Upper East Region from 2009 to 2010 and was the Divisional Commander for Tesano until 2009 when he was transferred to the Upper East Region.

The Regional Commander holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master’s Degree in Finance from University of Ghana, Legon and he is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICA).

 

 

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