2016 Ghana Police Recruitment 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.