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Recruitment Scam Police warns against fake recruitment adverts

In a statement, the police said it has not commenced recruitment exercise for this year.

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The Ghana Police Service has cautioned applicants against fake advertisements about an ongoing recruitment exercise.

In a statement, it said the police has not commenced recruitment exercise for this year.

They are therefore entreating prospective candidates, parents and guardians to be more circumspect so as to avoid being lured into parting with sums of money presumably to purchase recruitment forms.

READ MORE: Ex-police officer arrested for recruitment scam

Below is the full statement:

"The Police Administration’s attention has been drawn to a fake recruitment advertisement circulating on social media especially Facebook indicating that there is recruitment into the Police Service for 2017/2018.


The Administration wishes to state categorically that currently there is no recruitment exercise going on in the service and that the advertisement on such recruitment is fake.

READ ALSO: Security agencies are not recruiting – Interior Min.

play David Asante-Apeatu, IGP


There Police is therefore, calling on the general public to ignore this fake recruitment advertisement and that when there is the need for recruitment, the police will come out with the appropriate advertisement on criteria for enlistment into the Police Service."

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