IGP on police service enquiry

A workshop has been held by the Police Administration for members of the Police Central Disciplinary Board, Police Management Board members, Police Legal Officers, other Senior Police Officers, Lawyers from the Attorney General’s Department and from the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) on Police administrative/disciplinary trials.

The workshop was aimed at building the capacity of participants to handle administrative/disciplinary proceedings of the Police Service, in line with rule of law.

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. James Oppong-Boanuh in his welcome address said the workshop will equip participants with skills to help solve disciplinary flaws and reduce judgment debts associated with police service enquiry.

The Resource Persons for the workshop were Justice Samuel Marful-Sau, a Justice of the Supreme Court; Prof. Justice Dennis Adjei, a Justice of the Court of Appeal and Mr. Lawrence Lartey, Director Investigations at CHRAJ.

They took turns to share experiences on cases involving Police administrative/disciplinary trials.

The judges in particular shared light on judicial review processes and fair trial rules that Police Adjudicating Officers must keep in mind.

There was active participation leading to an active interactive session.