The Dubai Police solved 99% of the crimes assigned to the General Department of Forensics and Criminology when the target was 95.5%.
Dubai Police released these figures during an annual inspection visit conducted by Major General Dr Abdul Quddus Abdul Razzaq Al Obaidli, Assistant Commander-in-Chief for Excellence and Leadership Affairs in Dubai Police, in the presence of His Excellency Major General Ahmed bin Ghalita, Director of the General Department of Forensics and Criminology; And Brigadier Ahmed Matar Al Muhairi, Deputy Director of the General Department of Administrative Affairs; as well as several Dubai Police senior officers and employees.
During the inspection, Maj. Gen. Al Obaidli reviewed the best practices of the Department, including Trace Evidence Analysis, Voiceprint Analysis, Forensic Entomology, Underwater Criminal Investigation, Collecting of Human Remains, and Bloodstain Pattern Analysis.
Maj. Gen. Al Obaidli was briefed on the Department’s latest achievements of the Department. At the local level, the Department introduced 48 narcotic substances to the Federal Table of Narcotics in 2021. At the intentional level, the International Safety Award 2020/2021 from the British Safety Council.
The Department also organized a Forensics Forum at Expo 2020 for experts and specialists and published 14 scientific studies. Its laboratories and facilities, and services were accredited with 66 IS0 certificates in 2021 for adhering to international standards.
Maj. Gen. Al Obaidli was introduced to the “Ather” Digital Platform, which aims to facilitate all the Department’s procedures to complete transactions quickly and ensure fast access to data by developing an integrated smart system.