The Qatari Police Academy celebrated Wednesday the graduation of the third group of the 4th edition (Summer 2023) of the program of “Police Officers of Tomorrow” cadets in the presence of HE Minister of Sports and Youth Salah bin Ghanim Al Ali, alongside a number of the Academy leaders and officers.
The third group of the graduates included 400 cadets who received a variety of skillful trainings for two weeks, in addition to cultural, religious and awareness activities within the program.
The graduation ceremony was punctuated by a wide range of skillful shows presented by the program's graduates which demonstrated the level of the advanced training, such as self-defense skills, handling some security situations by police, capturing and controlling fugitives, marksmanship and skills of using rifle, as well as some military, sports and cultural shows, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.
Commenting on this occasion, Chairman of the Committee of “Police Officers of Tomorrow” program Captain Hamad Khaled Al Mannai said the program primarily consolidates the concept of societal partnership undertaken by the college in lockstep with all state institutions for the proper upbringing of sons of the homeland.
He outlined that the program attracts the ages of 9 and 11, adding that the programs idea is based on investing in leisure times during summer vocations to promote values of patriotism, develop leadership skills and self-confidence of young people and instill religious and national values in their hearts.
The program cooperates with the National Cyber Security Agency and the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs, especially in cultural and awareness aspects, Al Mannai pointed out, adding that the program also collaborates with Shafallah Center, Orphans Care Center (Dreama) and Protection and Social Rehabilitation Center (AMAN) to further promote societal engagement.
Captain Al Mannai outlined that the program was punctuated by field trips to many entities such as Rescue Police Department (Al Fazaa), Internal Security Force (Lekhwiya), General Directorate of Coasts and Borders Security, General Directorate of Civil Defence and National Command Center (NCC).
For their part, several cadets guardians said they were so glad to see their sons joining this distinguished program, and thanked all operating staff of the Police Academy who exerted an appreciated effort to train the cadets and fill their leisure times with beneficial experiences during summer vocations.
The Police Academy launched the 4th edition of the program on Jul. 4, 2023, and succeeded in attracting 2500 cadets who were distributed to six groups, each group receives skillful trainings over two weeks, along with religious and cultural activities.
The Academy graduated the first and second groups of the program of “Police Officers of Tomorrow” 2023 on July 12 and 13.