The Accountability, Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption (ARAP) program of the European Union (EU) gave a set of communication equipment worth €42,000 to the Public Affairs Directorate of Ghana Police Service.The package included 11 heavy duty video cameras, Adobe Premier Pro video editing software, a drone, eight canon 77D kit, five laptops, five monitors, Microsoft Office license and sling studio action pack among others.

The equipment will help improve on communications with citizens, the media and civil society and enable the police service to be accountable to the public.

Handing over the equipment to Ghana Police Service, Mr. Zoltan Agai, Consular Head of Cooperation of the EU, said the equipment were critical to for the police to service to elevate its communication efforts in keeping with the challenges and opportunities of that times, including social media and online communication.

Mr. Agai said the EU, through the ARAP Program had been supporting Ghana Police Service by providing technical assistance to strengthen the service’s capacity for effective prosecution. In addition, the EU has focused on improving professional standards, strengthening accountability and supporting the Directorate of Public Affairs with its communication needs.

Director General in Charge of Services, Commissioner Amponsah Asiamah, received the equipment on behalf of the police and expressed the service’s appreciation to the ARAP for the continued assistance and support.

Credits: | Mary Mensah