It appears to increasingly surprise Ghanaians with his thoughtful and innovative initiatives since his appointment as Inspector General of the Ghana Police (IGP) Service.
Among the numerous things, he has done since his appointment on July 21, 2021, COP. George Akuffo Dampare on Friday, August 27, 2021, paid unannounced visits to some police personnel on night duty.
At 2.00 am on Friday, COP Dampare, together with some members of the Police Management Board (POMAB) arrived at Mallam Junction and McCarthy Hill to monitor the operations of these police officers on night duty. He continued to Weija at 2:43 am and left Kaneshie at 3:20 am.
He shared some words of encouragement with the team and urged them to behave professionally to avoid bringing disrepute to the profession.
“We are behind you and in front of you. All you have to do is be professional and do the right thing and be very civil to the public,” he said.
“If we are providing a service, we become servants to the people we are providing service to and how can the servant be shouting at the master. We have a number of things to do but the one we need to start with is how we interact with the public, showing respect and courtesy, and using golden words.