The Qatari Armed Forces concluded the first Riot Control Training Session for members of the Armed Forces and Military Police, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.
The event was held under the patronage of Qatar’s Minister of State for Defense Affairs Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah, in the presence of Brigadier General Mohammad Meshi Al Ahbabi, Army Military Police Commander
The four-week course held at the Military Police School was attended by members of Emiri Land Forces Command, a number of Military Police Commanders and members of Joint Special Forces Group along with members of the Emiri Border Command.
The course aimed at providing the participants with the necessary skills to deal with riot and crowd control, with a focus on Stadiums security, in addition to raising the level of training for members of the Qatari Armed Forces in general and Military Police in particular.
The course included training sessions, which taught participants useful rules about dealing with riots, different uses of weapons and tools for riot Police, riot police’s missions and stadium security as well as Control/Arrest Techniques.