Human Rights Reporters Ghana back calls for police to be schooled on Human Rights
The brutality of the Police force in Ghana is bad, but will it ever stop on its own or something more drastic needs to be done?
The Ghana Police Service is an important government security service charged with maintaining internal security, law and other. Their functions are vital to the safety of all persons living within Ghana.
The Police is a body that represents the civil authority of government responsible for ensuring public order and safety at all times throughout the country.
General Overview of Police Duties
They work to ensure that, laws are enforced, they act professionally to prevent crime, detect crime and investigate such outcomes through extensive criminal investigations. These functions are policing duties of the Ghana Police Service. Businesses and properties are also provided security by Ghana police service.
The Ghana Police Service provides other services to the general public such as Providing Motor Traffic duties aimed at ensuring safety on our roads for road users.
Lawyer Francis-Xavier Sosu speaking on the AM Show on Joy News said
Another police brutality suffered by Latif Iddris of Joy News and other unprofessional conduct of the police amount to human right abuses that many police officers have done have gone unpunished.