Criteria for Referees
The following list forms the set of people who will be acceptable as referees for applicants. This list is not exhaustive as others of comparable standing may also be accepted. However, no family member or a Police Officer is to be used as a referee by any applicant.
a) The Head-teacher of a local Junior High School.
b) A Head-master of a Senior High School.
c) A lecturer of any Polytechnic or University.
d) A recognized pastor, priest or imam of at least five (5) years standing.
e) A senior public servant occupying a position not below that of a director.
f) A lawyer, chartered accountant, medical officer, pharmacist or similarly qualified other professionals of at least five (5) years standing.
g) A Senior Officer of the Ghana Armed Forces, Ghana Immigration Service, Ghana Prisons Service or the Ghana National Fire Service.
h) A farmer
Applicants are expected to read the declaration on the accuracy of information provided and assent to it before the application is submitted. Applicants may note that the detection of any falsehood at any stage of the enlistment process will disqualify them. These may also entail criminal prosecution of the applicant. Where the falsehood, misrepresentation or impersonation is detected after the applicant has been successfully enlisted in the Police Service, he will be dismissed immediately and prosecuted. The declaration is:
“I declare that all the information provided on this form are accurate and genuine to the best of my knowledge and I understand that any false representation may make me liable for criminal prosecution. I further agree that, if at any point in time, any falsehood is detected in the information I have provided above, the Ghana Police Service reserves the right to disqualify me from the process or withdraw me from either the training programme or the Service as the case may be."
Criteria for short-listing
The general criteria for short-listing eligible candidates are described below. These are the basic minimum that the Service will consider. Applicants must assure themselves of meeting them before buying the voucher for online application. The applicant:
. 1. Must be a Ghanaian.
2. Must be NOT less than eighteen (18) years and NOT more than twenty-five (25) years of age by 1st April, 2016.
3. Must be, at least 5 feet 8 inches(1.73 meters) tall for males, and 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 meters) for females.
4. Must be physically fit.
5. Must be of good character without any criminal records.
6. All applicants must posses a minimum academic qualification of six (6) credit (A1 to C6) at WASSCE including English Language and mathematics.