General News of Monday, 26 November 2018
The Central Regional Police Commander, DCOP Paul Manly Awini, says maintaining law, order and security in the country is a shared responsibility between the police and the public, adding that it is not the preserve of the police to maintain law and order.
He however said the Police is prepared to work in the interest of the country.
DCOP Paul Manly Awini was speaking at the Central Regional capital of Cape Coast, during the Police Week celebration which was commemorated with a health walk through some principal streets of Cape Coast on Saturday.
The Police Week Celebration which was under the theme” renewing Police Public Partnership for Safer Community, drew people from all walks of life including heads of various institutions like Fire service, Immigration, the media and some government agencies to participate in the health walk.
According to the Central Regional Police Commander, it is time the Police together with the Public help fight crime in the Central Region and Ghana at large.
He again indicated that the Police in recent times have been in the news for all the wrong things, adding that it is time for renewed partnership between the Police and the Public to help fight crime.
“The Police and the general Public together can help fight crime in the Central Region and Ghana at large”DCOP Paul Manly Awini indicated.
The Police week celebration spans from November 24, 2018 to December 1, 2018.
“The Police is a friend, and an ally, so don’t hesitate to approach the Police when you have a problem”, DCOP Awini added.