The Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police His Excellency Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri has recently praised the General Department of Organization Protective Security and Emergency for their vital efforts in securing the numerous events, occasions, and exhibitions hosted by Dubai.
This came during the Department’s annual inspection visit in the presence of H.E Major General Abdullah Ali Al Ghaithi, Assistant Commander-in-Chief for Operations Affairs; H.E Major General Rashid Khalifa Al Falasi, Director of the General Department of Organisation Protective Security and Emergency; Brigadier Musabah Saeed Al Ghafli, Deputy Director of the General Department of Organisation Protective Security and Emergency for Emergency Affairs, Brigadier Obaid Mubarak bin Yaroof, Deputy Director of the General Department of Organisation Protective Security and Emergency for Organisation Security Affairs, and several senior officers and security officials.
The Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police reviewed the strategic indicators of the General Department and the success rate of security, protection, and emergency plans, as well as the most significant achievements and the Department’s future projects.
Al Marri also reviewed the statistics of the General Department, in which the Emergency Department secured 6,447 sports events in 2022. At the same time, the Security Inspection Department (K9) carried out missions during the same year, including security patrols, guarding, securing tasks, and participating in various events.
Al Marri was briefed on the statistics of the Organisation Security Department, which carried out 19,483 missions, while the VIP Security and Protection Department carried out 18,650 missions. He also reviewed the achievements of the Police Operations Training Department, which organised plenty of training programmes benefitting 2,965 personnel.
The Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police also reviewed the results of the first emergency response training programmes, which featured 44 training courses, 36 table exercises, and 40 scenarios of different operations. The number of trainees who benefited from the training programmes reached 1,556, including 842 trainees from various general departments and 714 from police stations.
Al Marri was also briefed on the sub-departments key initiatives, including the Safe Residence Initiative, the Proactive Crowd Management Initiative, and the Proactive Explosives Handling Initiative.
Al Marri was also briefed on the most significant achievements of the General Department of Organisation Protective Security and Emergency last year, which included obtaining 24 intellectual patents for notable programs such as the Virtual Reality Personal Protection Program, the Virtual System for Recognising Electronic Circuits, and the Military Terminology Glossary for Explosives.
Moreover, the Department received eight prestigious awards, including the Minister of Interior’s Award for Security Inspection and the UAE SWAT Challenge. Additionally, they completed seven innovative projects spanning various domains.