ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – May 9, 2015 [ME NewsWire]
The Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters called for further developing the values that govern police stations’ work, by adopting the best mechanisms and international practices, in its quest to become one of the best police institutions in the world. This personifies the vision of Lt. General His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, which calls for enhancing communication with the public; adopting the best practices; improving performance and quality of services; and boosting community members’ confidence in the police institution.
Major General Omair Mohammed Al Muhairi, Director General of Police Operations at Abu Dhabi Police, gave a speech during the opening ceremony of a specialised workshop titled “Development and Future Visualization” at the Abu Dhabi Police Officers Club. He said that the workshop aims at improving work mechanisms of police stations, which are the key pillars of police work, and the key factor in the development process towards the highest standards of quality in service provision and the performance of tasks and duties. It also aims at promoting the image of the police and the commitment of staff members to the culture of giving, and to ongoing excellence, by availing of the best practices, as well as analyzing staff members’ ideas and proposals, encouraging innovation and progressive ideas with the aim of furthering development and improvement.
The workshop tackled a wide range of topics. During the first session, which focused on achieving and maintaining community confidence, four work groups were formed and tackled the appropriate mechanisms to encourage the public to engage in effective cooperation and meaningful communication in a bid to improve the level and quality of provided services. It also underlined the importance of improving promotion mechanisms to achieve success within the community.
The second session, which included five different topics, discussed the ways to improve the skills and expertise of staff members and developing proper evaluation mechanisms. It also shed light on the role of the Police Operations Department in the selection process by identifying manpower needs and in establishing the optimal plans for crime prevention using all possible means and available human resources, in addition to raising the efficiency level in dealing with partners.
The workshop is the first of its kind, and focused on improving work mechanisms at the different police stations, which are the key factor of successful policing. More workshops are expected to be held, in a bid to achieve more improvement and development towards excellence in performance and quality of outcomes.
The workshop was attended by heads of departments and deputy directors general, in addition to police officers from police stations in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and the Western Region, and officers from the office of the Director General of Police Operations.
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