The police work around the clock to protect citizens and enforce law and order in the country. From directing traffic to arresting criminals and other offenders, Ghana Police takes their duties seriously.
However, YEN.com.gh has compiled some fun photos of what makes our men in uniform very unique from their counterparts elsewhere in the world.
1. They sleep on duty
Policing can not be all about work! Sometimes, taking a short nap is all it takes to get the police alert and ready. Though it is not allowed to sleep on duty, when nobody is looking (or at least when they think nobody is looking) nature sets in and they doze off. But be warned, they may be sleeping but that does not mean they are not watching!
2. They sometimes need a little motivation
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3. All work and no play makes an officer a dull police
Be it taking the dance floor or drinking their hearts out at a bar, we have come to find out that having fun on the job is not an offence after all.
4. Ghana Police take their duties seriously
Ghana police take law enforcement seriously and they will even jump on your car if they have to – just to prevent you from running away from the law.
5. They have their way around challenges
The Ghana Police service is not the most well resourced in the world. But officers have their way around challenges often showing apt ingenuity. From using police pick-ups as makeshift ambulance to pushing broken down police vehicles, Ghana Police is ever ready to go round the challenge to fulfil their duties.
6. They can be bullies sometimes
No need for handcuffs and long court proceedings, sometimes Ghana Police take matters into their own hand and bully offenders when caught. Surely, kneeling down on the streets is better than spending time in the dreaded ‘counter back’.