Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri (photo), Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, met visiting Chinese Vice Minister of Public Security Ding Wepineg and an accompanying delegation on Monday at the Dubai Police HQ.
The delegation later toured the Dubai Police Command & Control Centre and learned about its best practices in responding to emergencies and disasters, Emirates News Agency WAM reported.
They were briefed on the centre's tasks, responsibilities, and organizational structure. They learned about utilizing IT tools and the satellite tracking mechanism for police vehicles and traffic patrols.
The delegation also looked into the video monitoring mechanism connecting the police vehicles with the Command and Control Centre to get instant information on incidents in the surroundings.
The Chinese officials were also briefed about various services offered by the Smart Police Station (SPS) that operates seven days a week. The SPS gives 27 key services, such as reporting crimes and traffic incidents, as well as 33 other services ranging from obtaining a good-conduct certificate to social support for victims of family abuse.
The delegation then learned about Dubai Police’s Artificial Intelligence-based surveillance program ‘Oyoon’ and the smart security patrols equipped with the latest technologies that help track wanted vehicles.
For his part, Lieutenant General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Interior (MoI) also met at the MoI Headquarters in Abu Dhabi the visiting Chinese Vice Minister of Public Security Ding Wepineg and his accompanying delegation, the Ministry said in a statement.