police was set up during the late
1960's. A modern police establishment
became essential as a result of
the societal development that followed
the discovery of oil.
a society aware of its moral responsibilities
is a sure way to curb crime and
undesirable behaviour in the individual.
The General Directorate of Moral
Guidance was established in this
importance of religious awareness
is obvious. Dubai police has therefore
established the General Directorate
of Moral Guidance. This Department
includes several sections including
religious affairs, which handles
the contact between the headquarters
and the public to strengthen links
and ensure continuity of cooperation.
Police has paid a lot of attention
to Public Relations. Police officials
have realised the importance of
the role played by public relations
on the interior and exterior levels.
Since its inception in the mid of
1970, the section has played a big
role in deeping the good relations,
respect and confidence among police
staff themselves, on the one hand,
and between police and the public
in general, on the other hand.
most important objectives of the
Dubai Police's Public Relations
Department has been to win the confidence
of the people and enahancing the
level of awareness in the police
work, and this done through providing
all necessary care to members of
department is run by a group of
national men qualified in the media
field and a number of Arab expatriates
who have excellent experience in
media and mass communications.
the development that the Dubai Police
have gone through in the past years,
the Public Relations Department
has become the important link between
Dubai Police and the public, as
well as with other police sectors.
In 1984, the Public Relations Department
was affiliated to the General Directorate
of Planning and Moral Guidance,
as planning public relations complement
each other in mapping out general
policies. This has materialized
on various fronts.