Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, August 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]
A delegation from the Security Support at the Abu Dhabi Police (ADP) participated with the London Metropolitan Police in its Field Firearms Training as part of the delegation’s visit to the United Kingdom.
The head of the delegation, Captain Jassem Muhammad Al Zaabi, Patrol Officer at Security Support Department; pointed out that the exchange of experiences through the in-field shooting exercises between the ADP and the Metropolitan Police provides an opportunity to review and participate in tactical firearm methods. The delegation was able to actively participate in the drills and learn weapon-related techniques needed for daily tasks from the training as per the European standards adopted by the Metropolitan Police Specialist Training Centre (MPSTC) of the London Metropolitan Police.
Also according to Captain Al Zaabi, the members of the delegation were additionally briefed on the various tasks assigned to the Centre, its training programs and methods, and the training courses that the Centre offers to raise the efficiency of the London Police’s personnel.
Inspector Lee Spittlehouse, Training Manager at the Centre, said that he was impressed by the Security Support members’ exceptional firearm skills and marksmanship. He noted their dexterity when handling difficult tasks, and commended the Abu Dhabi Police for the notable improvement and for their collaborative efforts with various international police entities. He said that it was clear that such cooperation has raised the efficiency and skillset of its personnel, and that through its own successes and reviewing the experience of others, the ADP is capable of providing distinguished and world-class police services.
The delegation comprised of staff members from the Security Support Department at the Abu Dhabi Police had left for London on Saturday for the two-week visit with the London Metropolitan Police. During the visit, the ADP delegation will take part in the daily patrol field tasks and various training activities of the Metropolitan Police. The visit falls within the framework of the expertise exchange program and the international cooperation efforts in security and police fields.
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