Dubai Police Shares Expertise in Forensic Sciences with UK Delegation
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Major General Ahmad Thani bin Ghalita Al Muhairi, Director of the General Department of Forensic Sciences and Criminology, recently welcomed a delegation from the United Kingdom.
The meeting was attended by Expert Brigadier Khalid Al Sumaiti, Acting Deputy Director of the General Department of Administrative Affairs, Brigadier Maki Sulaiman, Acting Deputy for Technical Affairs at the General Department of Forensic Science and Criminology, directors of sub-departments, and a number of officers.
Major General bin Ghalita warmly welcomed the delegation and expressed Dubai Police's eagerness to establish communication bridges and share knowledge, experience, and best policing practices with local and international entities.
Major General bin Ghalita gave the delegation an overview of the General Department of Forensic Science and Criminology, highlighting its unique work mechanism with the utmost confidentiality in handling crime evidence. He emphasized the Dubai Police's commitment to investing in its workforce through specialized academic qualifications in various forensic evidence fields.
Brigadier Khaled Al Sumaiti briefed the delegation on Dubai Police's best practices, initiatives, recent and future projects, research, bulletins, and the latest advancements in genetic fingerprint analysis. He also provided an overview of the role of the International Centre for Forensic Sciences (ICFS) in supporting research in forensic evidence at regional and international levels, the training courses it offers, and its international participation in events covering all scientific specializations in forensic evidence.
After their visit, the delegation expressed admiration for Dubai Police's advanced forensic science and criminology experience.
Major General Ahmad Thani bin Ghalita Al Muhairi, the Director of the General Department of Forensic Science and Criminology, presented the delegation with a souvenir shield from the Dubai Police to commemorate their visit.