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.
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
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.
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
How to handle and to fix weapons
Physical Education and many more.
For general recruits, it takes 18 months of intensive training with a series of examinations to write.
Some of the topics learned include
How to Handle and Fix Weapons
Ranks and insignia
Signal and voice procedures
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
Subordinate Police Officer
Deputy Inspector General Commissioner
Inspector General of police
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