Tag Archives: UAE

One way to cut personnel costs

Dubai police will deploy the world’s first driverless security patrol by the end of 2017, according to this article. The manufacturer says the self-driving robot (video here) “will not replace humans … will instead fulfill low-level order enforcement tasks … … Continue reading

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Abu Dhabi targets #1 safety ranking

This article describes new community policing initiatives being implemented in Abu Dhabi in conjunction with their quest to become the safest city in the world, a position currently held by Tokyo. In related news, the UAE and Europol have signed … Continue reading

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Religion police

This international review identifies 17 nations with police that enforce religious norms, all located in Africa, Asia, or the Middle East. These nations represent about 9% of the world’s countries.

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UAE rewards scientific research

According to this announcement, the UAE Ministry of Interior will run a competition in 2014 to recognize scientific research that improves policing and security in the country. The first edition of the award program received 122 applications. The winning entry … Continue reading

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