The first batch of female officers have joined the Command and Control Centre of Dubai Police.
They began their duties after completing a six-month training programme that featured 24 specialised courses and practical training in several departments, including the Emergency Response Division to receive communications, the Guidance and Control Division, and the Duty Officer's Office.
The officers, Lt. Mira Mohammad Madani, Lt. Samar Abdulaziz Jashouh, Lt. Kholoud Ahmed Al Abdullah, and Lt. Bakhita Khalifa Al Ghafli also undertook several field assessments aimed at evaluating their readiness and knowledge.
"Dubai Police has created a motivating environment for the youth in general and women, in particular, to ensure we strive for nothing but excellence," said the four officers.
Major General Dr. Mohammad Nasser Al Razooqi, Director of the General Department of Operations reaffirmed Dubai's keenness on empowering and enhancing the role of women in various fields.
"Female personnel play a significant role in ensuring safety and security for all and proactively take on missions and duties that were exclusively carried out by their male counterparts in the past.
"The Force spares no effort when it comes to increasing the level of women's involvement in the policing work and ensuring they develop and show their potential to serve their community," explained Maj. Gen. Al Razooqi.
Meanwhile, Brigadier Turki bin Faris, confirmed that the female officers had shown great dedication and capabilities that met the high criteria of cognitive and organizational skills and intellect that their role as command and control officers required.