Brief History

The Berekum police station was opened to tackle crime that is prevention of crime, detection of crime and prosecution of offenders. A divisional headquarters was acquired in Berekum and it takes care of four districts; Berekum, Sampa, Dormaa Ahenkro and Drobo

Services provided

  • Provides guard to banks and other vital institutions such as the Volta River Authority (VRA).
  • Both day and night patrols to prevent crime and to apprehend offenders.
  • Domestic violence and victim support unit which also provide counseling to the public.

Number of staff

165 men and women

 

Aims

  • Crime prevention
  • Crime detection
  • Prosecution of offenders

Mission statement

The Ghana Police service exists to

  1. Deliver services in crime prevention, detection, apprehension, and prosecution of offenders
  2. Consistence with the expectation of Ghanaian stakeholders for maximum protection, safe, secure, and peaceful communities.

Motto

Service with integrity

 

Achievements

Reduction of crime to the barest minimum hence the municipality is relatively calm.

 

Address /location

Divisional Police Headquarters, Box 85, Jamdede- Berekum

 

Telephone

+23335222017

 

Mobile

+233244821981

 

Challenges

  • Acute accommodation problem (in adequate housing for personnel to live and work)
  • Logistics problem such as vehicles , communication systems