The Police Comprehensive Secondary School Port Harcourt was established on the 11th of September, 2009 by the Police Officers Wives Association (POWA) and the school was named POWA College situated within the MINI Okoro barracks, Old Aba Road, Port Harcourt with a total of 45 students, 10 Academic Staff and 9 support staff with Mrs. Rabi Hassan, the chairperson of POWA, Rivers State Command as the principal.
On the 6th of October, 2011, the school was taken over by the Directorate of Police, the Nigerian Police Force to be one of the nine (9) Police Secondary Schools in the country. The school was renamed Police Comprehensive Secondary School with CSP Rotimi Adelesi as the pioneer commandant. On 10th of May, 2012 D.S.P Opayemi Olufunke now S.P Opayemi Olufunke took over as the acting commandant before the arrival of a new commandant in January, 2013 in the person of CSP. BUNU MOHAMMED now ACP. ACP. BUNU MOHAMMED on the 15th of January, 2015 handed over to SP Opayemi Olufunke who is till date the commandant of the school. The School is presently funded by the Nigeria Police but admission is extended to children of non Police personnel who are interested and willing to submit to the strict disciplinary measures and academic rigors in the school which are aptly captured in the schools MOTTO: “Knowledge through discipline”. The School is strictly a boarding school.
The school relocated to her new site at Odual Road, Port Harcourt on the 16th of September, 2013 where she has more Classrooms, hostels, a sick bay, laboratories and other boarding facilities that aid effective learning and will help to accommodate the teeming population of those seeking admission to the school. The School has a student enrolment figure of 344 in this 2014/ 2015 Academic Session with a staff strength of Ninety (90) comprising of teaching and Non teaching Staff and 14 Serving Police Officers