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General News of Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Source: GNA

Police Station Officers start capacity building course in Winneba

Winneba, March 24, GNA - The Inspector General of Police, Mr Paul Tawiah Quaye, has asked station officers not to instigate or tolerate any=

act of torture, cruelty, inhuman or degrading treatment against any suspe= ct. "Simply put, respect the law and the human rights of all persons. Perform your legal duties diligently and faithfully."

Mr Quaye said this in an address read for him at the opening of a two-week Capacity Building Training for 140 Station Officers from across the country. They formed the second batch of Station Officers being given in-servic= e training course at the Central Regional Police Training school in Winneba= .. The IGP said there had been growing public concern about the unprofessional manner some police personnel carried out their duties. "As you go back to your station, the Police Administration expects you to be Ambassadors of Change."

Mr Quaye said station officers must lead their subordinates in the image cleansing campaign that had been launched by the Police Administration.