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26.03.2009 General News

Retired police officers urge to use their experience to help their communities


The Eastern Regional Police Commander, Mr George Anko-Bill, has advised retiring police officers to use their experience to help their communities form community policing groups in the fight against crime in the society.

He was speaking at a reception held by the Eastern Regional Command of the police Service in Koforidua on Thursday for four police officers who are retiring from the service.

The retiring officers include Assistant Commissioner of Police, (ACP) Elizabeth Enyonam Akpasu, Police Chief Superintendent Peace Adwoa Mawunor, Police Superintendent Daniel Asare Nyampong and Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Manasseh Nyansa.

Mr Anko-Bill reminded them that they have much to offer their communities and advised that they not to allow age to be a barrier to the contributions that they could make towards the development of their communities and the country at large.

He advised the retiring officers not to shy away from correcting young police men when they found them to be going astray to enable the police to win public confidence and support.

Mr Anko-Bill advised the female officers to join the various women advocacy groups and offer their services to them.