ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, May 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]
During a two-day training with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), the Security Support Department at Abu Dhabi Police (ADP) demonstrated their exceptional abilities in handling challenging tasks. In the training rounds, organized in cooperation with a specialized work team of the LAPD, the ADP proved their capabilities in commanding police patrols, handling serious reports, and navigating various weather conditions in accordance with the best international practices.
After the trainings, Alexander Penrith, Training Manager at the LAPD, commended the high competency of the ADP Security Support officers. He noted that their abilities reflected advanced vocational training; which they have received through the modern methods adopted by the ADP in order to effectively combat crime. Pernith lauded the high professionalism and capabilities of the female Security Support police officers, acknowledging their determination to overcome the challenges they face.
Captain Mohammed Ibrahim Al Balas, Operations Planning Branch Manager at the Security Support Department, explained that being involved in the daily tasks of the LAPD represents a unique opportunity for exchanging expertise and reviewing their experiences. This enhances the capabilities of the Security Support and their efficiency in performing their duties, regardless of the presence of difficulty or danger. It is also an appropriate opportunity to showcase the advanced levels of the Security Support force.
The Security Support Department team reviewed the best practices and the related policies and regulations. The team additionally reviewed the operational tactics when involved in pursuits, which included maneuvers that involve physically forcing cars off of the road. The visit and trainings come as a step in the preparation for various joint efforts in field and security programs that are to be implemented on the streets of Los Angeles.
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