The Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, in cooperation with the National Rescue Command in South Korea, provided training for 16 officers and non-commissioned officers from the Emergency and Public Safety Department and the Directorate General of Security and Ports Affairs at Abu Dhabi Police on emergency response and handling CBRN materials. The course, which was held recently in Seoul, Korea, aims to enhancing police and security cooperation and sharing expertise between the two friendly countries.

Lieutenant Colonel Mohammed Ibrahim Al Ameri, Head of the Emergency and Public Safety Department, General Directorate of Central Operation, Abu Dhabi Police, stated that the training course reflects the keenness of Abu Dhabi Police GHQ to achieve its vision, to ensure that the emirate of Abu Dhabi remains a society that enjoys safety and security, by providing high-quality police services to the citizens, residents and visitors of the emirate.”

Lieutenant Colonel Al Ameri reiterated the keenness of the police leadership to enhance the skills and competencies of staff members and to provide them with the necessary expertise to achieve the strategic goals with high efficiency. He noted that the training courses on handling CBRN accidents are specialized courses that require high precision in dealing with hazardous materials.

He noted that the program included theoretical and practical training on how to respond to CBRN-related emergencies. “The course’s program included a definition and types of CBRN materials, the required equipment for detection and handling of CBRN materials and a hands-on training on operating life-size equipment,” added Lieutenant Colonel Al Ameri.

The course was inaugurated with a presentation featuring an overview of the training course plan, as well as the department’s resources in dealing with emergencies and the number of accidents that were handled by the South Korean Rescue Department in relation to CBRN materials. The UAE delegation also toured the training facilities available at the Rescue Command. At the end of the training course, the commander of the South Korean National Rescue Command, assisted by Captain Nasser Abdullah Al Saadi, supervisor of the course, and First Lieutenant Ahmad Al Ansari, distributed the certificates to the graduates.
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