Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, April 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]
New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton praised the advanced level attained by the police and security work at Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, which, he said, ‘has become one of the best police institutions in the world’. Commissioner Bratton also expressed his admiration of the methods used to implement modern technologies within the policing systems at the Abu Dhabi Police’s various departments.
These remarks were made by New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton towards the conclusion of his visit to Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters. Commissioner Braxton’s accompanying delegation also included John J. Miller, deputy commissioner of Intelligence and Counterterrorism of the New York City Police Department.
During the visit, the delegation was briefed on the achievements made by the Criminal Investigation Department at Abu Dhabi Police. The delegation was also acquainted with the department’s various initiatives and continuous improvement efforts, as well as the department’s commitment to apply the best practices and standards in police work. The visit falls in line with the framework of exchanging visits, information, and experiences between the US Police and Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters.
The delegation was greeted upon arrival by Colonel Dr. Rashid Mohammad Borshid, Head of the Criminal Investigation Department; and Colonel Khaled Saeed Al Shamesi, Head of the Security Support Department. Both parties tackled a number of topics of common interest and discussed ways to strengthen and enhance cooperation in the fields of police work, in order to boost the exchange of knowledge and expertise, explore the best practices and promote partnerships to achieve the vision and goals of the Ministry of Interior.
Colonel Dr. Borshid provided a detailed explanation to the American delegation regarding the achievements of the CID, the most prominent features of the strategy, and the services provided to the public in order to reflect and support the multi-faceted progression of the UAE.
During the visit, the delegation watched two films. The first film was a documentary regarding the services provided by the CID, alongside the advanced efforts that have been implemented in the fields of technology, science, and human resources. The second film highlighted the proactive efforts of the CID and of other police teams in handling the Reem Island Ghost crime.
The visit additionally included a tour of the sections and facilities of the CID premise. The delegation members were also acquainted with the methods and speed of response in the handling of reports; and were briefed on the tasks of the CID and the standards of developing the competencies of its staff, in order to keep abreast of the developments and applications in the fields of policing and security. The delegation also reviewed the equipment at the forensics e-laboratory; in addition to the electronic shooting range, simulators, and security training scenarios.
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