COP John Kudalor appointed acting IGP

The Director General of Police Operations, Commissioner of Police John Kudalor, has been appointed acting Inspector General of Police.

He takes over from the current IGP,  Mohammed Alhassan, who is scheduled to start his accumulated leave this year ahead of his retirement, source close to the top Police hierarchy has confirmed to

Mr. Alhassan’s tenure was extended by two years when he was due for retirement. He was said to have bade farewell to some of the top officers Monday after a meeting with them. “If i don’t see you again, then Merry Christmas,” the source quoted the current IGP.

He was appointed acting IGP in February 5, 2013 when the then Inspector General of Police Paul Tawiah Quaye was asked to commence his compulsory 90-day terminal leave. He was later in June the same year, confirmed the substantive IGP.

COP Kudalor is a very proficient Police Officer with over 20 years experience in operational and investigative duties at various departments within the Ghana Police Service. He is a very determined officer who always works to attain the highest level of efficiency in whatever capacity he finds himself in the Ghana Police Service.

He is a lecturer in Ethics in Law Enforcement at the  Ghana Police College. DCOP Kudalor actively participated in the Strategic, Tactical and Operational Planning Committees of the 2012 Presidential and Parliamentary elections.

He directed the day-to-day operational activities nationwide before, during and after the elections and worked closely with the heads of other sister security agencies to execute a master piece plan leading to one of the peaceful, free, fair and incident-free general elections in Ghana’s history.

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He was a resource person for the UNDP Ghana Commission on Small Arms and Light Weapons Training of Trainer and a workshop Facilitator on Control, Movement & Management of Small Arms and Light Weapons, Elmina, Ghana  in 2004