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Ghana Police Recruits Starts Training-What to Expect-Allowance and Salary

The Ghana Police Service commences its Training section for successful applicants in the recent 2021 recruitments process.


Training starts Friday 14th January, 2022 at all the training centers in the country.

Appointment letters has been 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 disqualified the finalist. According the police’s press released, 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.


Be ware of fraudsters

Its 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 from big men.

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

The police is 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 what ever you will be learning, this  happens to be the routine every morning at the Police training schools.


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


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

Morning Drills.

There are some 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 Police service goes through six month intensive Training at the police college.

The topics taught includes

Police duties

How to handle and to fix weapons

Physical Education  and many more.

General Recruits

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

Some of the topics learnt includes

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 a sleeping center, you must be ready to wake up at anytime 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 its around Ghc 850.00 equivalent to $120 The amount varies. It could be higher during your time.



A police Officer as at now earns an average of Ghc 2, 860.00 a month equivalent to $ = 403. It is actually a range between Ghc 1, 880 = $ 265 and Ghc 4, 550.00 = $642

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

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

In other countries like Nigeria, the Constable earn around Naira 52, 000 equivalent to $ 123.00

Cote d’ivoire  XOF 192, 000 equivalent to $ 317

Togo Police earns about XOF 155,000 equivalent to $ 256

In USA average police earns $ 4, 430

UK average police earns 2, 542 Pounds equivalent to  $ 3, 356



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