‘Space Police’ to keep Abu Dhabi crime-free

By Eudore R. Chand

Abu Dhabi Police launches 2057 Plan

ABU DHABI 16 November 2017: Safe city, a more positive and happy community, smart traffic, space police patrols, smart police centres, robotic policing, genomic police, artificial intelligence and firefighting robots are among the key features of a futuristic strategic plan launched by Abu Dhabi Police on Wednesday to usher into the next 100 years.

Major General Mohammed Al Rumaithi, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police, said the ‘Future Police 1957-2057’ plan falls in line with plans and visions of the government of Abu Dhabi and the UAE to foster artificial intelligence.

Major General Maktoum Al Sharifi, Director-General of Abu Dhabi police, said the plan would be implemented in three time phases: near future 2022; medium future 2030 -2040 and far future 2057.

Lt. Colonel Sulieman Al Kaabi, Director of Innovation and the Future, said the plan seeks to make Abu Dhabi one of the most secure and safe cities in the world and Abu Dhabi Police the most innovative security agency, providing the most advanced and smart security services..

”Forecasting the future is a key engine for Abu Dhabi Police’s efforts to address global trends, challenges and opportunities through preventive scenarios and solutions,” he added.