Dubai Police: Here’s How It Plans to Prevent Crimes Before They are Even Committed
Dubai Police will use technology to predict and prevent crime before it even happens. This was revealed at an event inaugurated by the Crown Prince of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan
The UAE is one of the few countries headed in the right direction when the subject of technological advancements comes into question. Always one step ahead, the lit and busy city of Dubai makes sure to keep its residents as well as tourists protected and happy. In the same way, the Dubai Police has now taken matters into its hands and is gripped with plans to use technology to predict and prevent crime before it even happens. This was revealed at the International Conference for Crime Prevention. The event was inaugurated by Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
According to Khaleej Times, the meeting saw many senior police officers from all over the world in attendance too. Commander-in-Chief of the Dubai Police, Major-General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, emphasised the need to strengthen local, regional and international cooperation with the law enforcement forces and all other entities concerned. “Crimes are taking new aspects as to how it is perpetrated, how fast it spreads and the technical tools used in the process. Hence stems the need for joint and combined international efforts to make sure information and data are exchanged and the criminals and wanted people are fast brought before justice,” he said.
The primary topic of discussion was finding a mechanism of how to develop international standards for preventing the crime and curbing its rates. Major-General Al Marri highlighted the importance of efficient channels of communication to be made available. "Furthermore, efforts should be unified at the land, maritime and air borders. Technology and artificial intelligence (AI) should be harnessed to take preemptive steps in a way to deter criminals," he added. Specialised private companies also showcased their latest technologies and security and safety solutions in an exhibition held alongside the conference. We hope this plan works towards a better and brighter future!