Tema, May 17, GNA – The Tema Regional Police
Command on Thursday launched the use of a drone to monitor crime in the region.
The GH¢7,000.00 worth phantom three drone was
personally acquired for the Regional Command by its Commander, Deputy
Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Nana Asomah Hinneh.
The drone, which can fly up to 500 feet, would
be controlled by trained personnel and monitored to detect criminal activities
in the area.
Drone Pilots from the national command of the
Ghana Police Service flew it with two other drones belonging to the Service at
Kpone trotro station at Tema Community One, Site 20.
DCOP Hinneh said the drone would mostly be
used in the Tema Community One business area, industrial area, Accra-Tema
motorway, and the Ashaiman Municipality on a pilot basis.
He added that its operations would be
monitored from the Command, to enable them