Abu Dhabi Police receive 1.75m emergency calls in six months

These included reports of 514,236 incidents, of which 185,341 were of criminal activity and 171,328 concerned traffic violations.

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ABU DHABI // The Police Operations room received 1,748,438 emergency 999 calls in the last six months.

These included reports of 514,236 incidents, of which 185,341 were of criminal activity and 171,328 concerned traffic violations.

Lt Col Nasser Suleiman Al Maskari, director of the Abu Dhabi Police Operations Department, said subsequent surveys found 98.88 per cent of people were satisfied with the response of police in the last three months. This compared to 97.4 per cent in the first three months of 2014.

He added that the Operations Room’s Excellence Laboratory organised 82 workshops in the last six months, which were attended by 735 participants from the department, and aimed to enhance time management and excellence in the workplace.

Police also recently launched a community initiative to honour people who reported emergencies. The ceremonies started on July 20 and will conclude after the Eid holidays.

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