Dubai Mounted Police boosts security and safety

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Recent reports have suggested that Dubai’s Mounted Police successfully carried out 800 patrols during the first six months of 2023.

The patrols are said to have resulted in the seizure of over 500 cars connected to criminal activity or breaking traffic rules.

According to The National (via MSN), the mounted police also made six arrests and issued 460 traffic notices.

“Dubai Police have a rich heritage of incorporating horses into their operations, a tradition dating back to the 1970s,” commented Maj. Gen Mohammed Al Adhab, Director, Dubai Mounted Police.

“In addition to these patrols that allow mounted police officers to reach places that conventional vehicles cannot access; they are also involved in inspecting suspects, examining suspicious and abandoned vehicles and safeguarding sports facilities.

“The centre’s horse-mounted officers ensured the security of 16 sporting matches and relayed a total of 71 pieces of security information to the General Directorate of criminal investigation.”

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