A total of 105 new cadets have graduated from the Dubai Police Academy, ready to serve the community.
The fresh graduates include 75 male and 30 female officers.
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, attended the academy's graduation ceremony on Thursday, with the 31st batch of male cadets and the fourth batch of female cadets coming through with flying colours.
"Their dedication and hard work mark the beginning of a noble journey in safeguarding the nation," said Sheikh Hamdan.
He honoured the high achievers and presented them with excellence medals, congratulating them on their outstanding contributions.
The ceremony featured a performance by the cadets, who turned out in formation to represent the phrase 'Dubai's Strong Resolve', reflecting their mastery of the training and skills acquired during their stint at the Academy while also highlighting their discipline and physical fitness.
.@HamdanMohammed: Congratulations to the new cohort of Dubai Police Academy graduates, who represent the future of the country’s police forces. Their dedication and hard work mark the beginning of a noble journey in safeguarding the nation. Best wishes to the graduates and their… pic.twitter.com/OZsflSJlss— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) February 1, 2024
Dr. Brigadier Sultan Al Jamal, the Director of Dubai Police Academy, highlighted the institution's role in preparing highly qualified security personnel.
"Since its establishment in 1987, the Academy has consistently nurtured a succession of graduates who have benefitted from diverse educational and training experiences facilitated by an elite group of experts in the fields of law enforcement and policing," he said.
"The Academy has regularly reserved annual seats for students from friendly nations, many of whom now hold esteemed leadership positions in their countries. These graduates have become exemplary ambassadors for the UAE," added Brig. Al Jamal.
He also pointed out that the Academy recently earned a prestigious five-star rating from the QS World University Rankings.
The UAE consistently ranks among the top countries in global safety indicators, securing the second position in the 'Safest Countries in the World' index for the third consecutive year, as reported by Global Finance in 2023.