On my own behalf and on behalf of the POLAS Leadership, I extend warm greetings to fellow police ladies and the general public. I also welcome you specially to the POLAS Web Portal and encourage all to freequent this portal, through which we shall be engaging ourselves as well as deserminate information.
This web portal is envisioned to further aid us in consolidating our common goals as POLAS and also interact as well as share crime preventive and security related education to the general public for whom we exist. I thank you all in anticipation that through this portal, we shall attain higher heights while also reaching out to unreached.
The Ghana Police Service in its earliy years since 1821 was a male dominated one until in 1952 when it became necessary for women to be given the chance to join the Service. The first batch of women who joined the Service were twelve in number and they performed duties including the supervision of delinquent children and female suspects in police custody.
In January l989 an Association comprising all policewomen irrespective of ranks was founded by ACP/Dr Nora Bonsu-Bruce, first female doctor of the Police Hospital, Mrs. Jane C. Donkor then Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), and COP. Mrs. Gifty Anim-Botwe, The Association was inaugurated in Accra in July 1989, Regional branches have since been inaugurated.