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 regard.
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
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 the force.
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.