POLICE SERVICE ACT - 1970 (ACT 350)

    Section - 1 - Functions of the Service.

    (1) It shall be the duty of the Police Service to prevent and detect crime, to apprehend offenders, and to maintain public order and the safety of persons and property.

    (2) Every police officer shall perform such functions as are by law conferred upon a police officer and shall obey all lawful orders and directions in respect of the execution of his office which he may receive from his superiors in the Police Service.