Abu Dhabi Community Police Receives International Award
The Department of Community Police at Abu Dhabi Police has received the International Police Sciences Association (IPSA) International Award for “Police Practices and Community Relations” category, during the 2nd IPSA International Conference 2015, held under the slogan “Police, between Quality and Excellence” in Los Angeles, USA.
The Department of Community Police had formed a team headed by Colonel Mubarak Awadh Mubarak bin Muhairom, Director General of Community Protection and Crime Prevention at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior. The team was assigned with supervising the department’s bid, and competing in the ‘Police Practices and Community Relations’ Category at the IPSA International Award in the USA.
Colonel bin Muhairom asserted that providing the fundamental criteria for participation has allowed the department to secure the award; which one of the most prestigious awards in the world, in light of IPSA’s important international stature.
He said: “The team selected the Community Police’s station in the Tourist Club area in Abu Dhabi as a modern and innovative project that serves residents of the region. The station has been established to ensure better communication with the public; providing them with community services, and solving their problems, via a ‘neighborhood record’, which includes relevant information about the region. The project falls within the framework of the plans set forth to ensuring appropriate decisions regarding societal problems using a scientific and practical approach; in addition to preventing crimes and negative behaviors, and achieving the priorities of the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters to gain the public’s trust and satisfaction; which will in its turn foster confidence among both parties.”
Major Tariq Al Junaibi, Chief of Strategic Planning Section and Head of the work team, presented a paper about the Award during the Conference.