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Ghana Police Recruits Training Allowance and Salary 2024

Ghana Police Recruits Training Allowance and Salary

Check out the Ghana Police Recruits Training Allowance and Salary with some routines during training.

Informative Purpose only


Training starts at all the training centers in the country immediately after recruitment.

Appointment letters will be given to successful applicants indicating their school for training.

Successful applicants are to report to the various schools to commence their training.

The key stage which is the medical examination stage is what disqualifies the finalist.

According to the police’s press release, they have advised the failed candidates and assigned them to medical officers to help them out.

What you must not forget

Original and photocopies of your

BECE Certificate

WASSCE Certificate

Birth Certificate

Voters ID or Health Insurance Card

To Print your appointment letter enter your credentials.


Beware of fraudsters

It’s very difficult to get a job in the country hence the youth end up paying huge sums of money to fraudsters in the name of connection with big men.

Some are even family members who claim to send their details to big men to help them out.

The police are fully aware of these fraudulent dealers hence cautions the youth. All applicants who have one way or the other been approached or fallen victim to these fraudsters should report at the Police station for assistance.

What to Expect everyday thus Everyday routine at Training

Besides, whatever you will be learning, this happens to be the routine every morning at the Police training schools.


Yes walking mostly as a recruit is not often seen, when you are sent you must run, going to class you must run, Going to eat you must run, Going to bath you must run. The only time you don’t run is when you are sleeping.


Every morning before any activity starts all officers must go jogging.  And this is repeated in the evening after all activities before bathing to sleep.

Morning Drills.

There are a few drills officers undergo early in the morning after the jogging before bathing to start actual training. One must be fully prepared before going for the training.

Training of officers

Officers in the Police service go through six-month intensive Training at the police college.

The topics taught include

Police duties

How to handle and to fix weapons

Physical Education and many more.

General Recruits

For general recruits, it takes 18 months of intensive training with a series of examinations to write.

Some of the topics learned include

Police duties

How to Handle and Fix Weapons

Physical Education

Ranks and insignia

Military training

Signal and voice procedures


Presentation Skills

Psychology etc.

These courses are both Physical Training and mental Training. You must be ready to pass all training sections.

The training center is not sleeping, you must be ready to wake up at any time for training. You must also be ready to obey all instructions.


Police  Recruits under training are given allowance just like the nurses and teacher trainees.

The amount changes from time to time, but from our sources, it’s around Ghc 1600.00 to Ghc 2,100  The amount varies.  It could be higher during your time.



A police Officer as at now earns an average of Ghc 4,160.00 a month. It is a range between Ghc 2,980  and Ghc 6,950.00. 

The salary you earn depends on your rank and years of service.

Some stations have accommodations and you may benefit from it as well.

Other allowances are not included.

Ranks in Ghana Police

Lance Corporal
Chief Inspector
Subordinate Police Officer
Assistant Superintendent
Deputy Superintendent
Chief superintendent
Assistant Commissioner
Deputy Commissioner
Deputy Inspector General Commissioner
Inspector General of police
Superior officers

In other countries like Nigeria, the Constable earns around Naira 54, 000

Cote d’ivoire  XOF 199, 000

Togo Police earns about XOF 159,000

In the USA average police earns $ 4, 830

UK average police earn 2, 942 Pounds



Peter N. Djangmah is a multifaceted individual with a passion for education, entrepreneurship, and blogging. With a firm belief in the power of digital education and science, I am affectionately known as the Private Minister of Information. Connect with me
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