Salary Structure of Nigeria Police and Ghana Police  (Comparison In US$)

The Nigeria Police Force and her counterpart in Ghana share similar attributes and qualities both in their functions, duties, units, salary scale and structures, and so on

Both forces are located in West Africa, while the Nigeria Police force has more Numerical Strenght of close to 70,000, policing a population close to 213,000,000 Nigerians.

The Ghanian Police is over 30,000, comprising of men and women  of high prestige, and has proven to be very effective in combating crimes and protecting Ghanian interest

This article will expose us to the rank, salary scale, arms, supervision, and Organizational Structure of the Nigeria Police Force and the Ghanian Police Force.

Especially, this article looks closely at the salary difference of both forces

See COMPREHENSIVE SALARY STRUCTURE OF THE NIGERIA POLICE FORCE  

Functions and Duties of the Nigerian and Ghanian Police Force

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Apprehension and prosecution of offenders

Preservation of peace, tranquillity as well as good order

Due enforcement of all laws Acts, Decrees, and other regulations for which it is directly charged

Protection of life and property

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Prevention as well as detection of any form of crime.

Ranks in the Nigeria Police Force

Inspector General

Deputy Inspector-General of Police

Assistant Inspector-General of Police

Commissioner of Police

Deputy Commissioner of Police

Assistant Commissioner of Police

Chief Superintendent of Police

Superintendent of Police

Deputy Superintendent of Police

Assistant Superintendent of Police

Inspector of Police

Sergeant Major

Sergeant

Corporal

Constable

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Ranks in the Ghana Police Force

Inspector-General of Police

Deputy Inspector General

Commissioner

Deputy Commissioner

Assistant Commissioner

Chief Superintendent

Superintendent

Deputy Superintendent

Assistant Superintendent

Chief Inspector

Inspector

Sergeant

Corporal

Lance Corporal

Constable

Unit In The Nigerian Police Force

Legal Section

Forensic Science Laboratory

Interpol Liaison

Homicide

Police Mobile Force

Anti-Human Trafficking Unit

Force Intelligence Bureau

DCI Kaduna Annex and Counter-Terrorism Unit

Administrative division

Anti-Fraud Section

The Central Criminal Registry

Special Anti-Robbery Squad

X-Squad, General Investigation

Special Fraud Unit

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Units in the Ghana Police Force

The Ghana Police Service regional divisions have some special police units. These units are under the control of the Regional Commander and are as follows:

National Protection Unit (NPU)

Arms and Ammunition

Finance Offices

Audit Offices

Crime Offices

Research, Planning & ICT Offices

Serious Fraud Unit (SFU)

Ghana Crime Unit

Counter-Terrorism Unit (C.T.U)

Formed police unit (FPU)

Motor Transport and Traffic Unit (MTTU)

Highway Patrol Unit (HPU)

Public Affairs Directorate (PAD)

Courts and Prosecution

Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU)

Rapid Deployment Force (RDF)

Nigeria Police Supervision

Nigerian Police Council

Ministry of Interior.

The Police Service Commission (PSC)

Organizational Structure of the Nigeria Police Force

Police Station

Police Post

Village Police Post.

Force Headquarters

Zonal Headquarters

State Commands Headquarters

Divisional Police Headquarters

Salary Structure of Nigerian Police and Ghana Police  (Comparison In US$)

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When it comes to the Salary Structure of Nigerian Police and Ghana Police, the finding has it that, the Ghanan Police are well-to-do

The Salary Structure of Ghana Police is much higher and decent, capable of taking their police men-home

“The Ghana Police Service salary structure is such that the higher your rank, the higher the salary allocated.

“In 2010, there was a new salary scheme for Ghanaian Police Officers known as the Single Spine Salary Structure (SSSS).

The system was initiated to ensure that the Officers enjoy better payment schemes than previously upheld”

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SEE WELL DETAILED NIGERIA POLICE SALARY SCALE 2021

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