Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP), Faustina Agyeiwaa Kodua Andoh-Kwofie, has been appointed as Director General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID).
DCOP Andoh-Kwofie who until yesterday was the Director General in charged of the Intelligence Department of the Ghana Police Service, now replaces COP Ken Yeboah who was pulled-out of the service at a ceremony held in his honour after his retirement, at the National Police Training School in Accra.
DCOP Faustina Agyeiwaa Kodua Andoh-Kwofie was enlisted into the service on October 1, 1992, and passed out on October 1, 1993 as a Constable.
She holds a Bachelor of Laws (BL) from the Ghana Law School and an LLB from the University of Ghana. She was called to the Bar in 2013.
Among her tall list of academic successes are MA in International Relations, MBA in Human Resource from University of Ghana, MSc Criminology & Criminal Justice-University of Portsmouth, UK, and a Bachelor of Education in Psychology, University of Cape Coast.
She has four academic research works to her credit. DCOP Andoh-Kwofie had her secondary education at St Monica’s Secondary School and Nsutaman Catholic Secondary where she was the Assistant Head Girl from 1990 to 1991 and the Girls Prefect from 1988 to 1989 respectively.
She is currently, the Vice-President of the Nsutaman Old Students Association (NOSA).
The new CID boss is also member of the International Police Women Association.
She was a member of a task force that drafted a national action plan for the Elimination of Child Labour in 2007 at Sogakope and was also a member of a committee that was set up by the then IGP Kwarteng Acheampong to review the syllabi used by the Ghana Police College in 2007 and a member of Police UN & UN Mission selection text team in 2007.
She has also been a Board member for Africa Centre for Counter-Terrorism since 2016.
She hails from Kwamang in the Sekyere Central District in the Ashanti Region, a Presbyterian and a mother of two boys.