About Future Police Technology 2017

Building on the 2016 edition, the 2nd Future Police Technology is hosted under the patronage of the Ministry of Interior and will take place on the 13-14 November 2017, Abu Dhabi.

This initiative is part of the Ministry’s Future Foresight Series and will provide a platform for key decision makers to develop forward-looking strategies and plans to shape the future and ensure continuous evolution of police forces and meet and exceed the ever-changing security threats. The conference will include a cutting-edge program that will explore future crimes, focusing on cyber and organized crimes and the impact of disruptive technology. The program will also discuss efficient pre-emptive planning and its role in making the future a safer place.

The Ministry’s Future Foresight Series are aimed at developing tools, data capability and the skills required for future foresight. Use of qualitive and quantitive methods to predict the nature an importance of future trends and developments and analyse their impact on the entities work related areas, as well as identification and selection of the best alternatives based on trends to enable the entity to achieve its objectives.

This event series will be a platform for Ministry of Interior to support integration of the Future Foresight initiative in key sectors to ensure current and future security.


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Excellent Opportunities for the Police Technology Sector

Did you know?
  • Dubai Police have invested DH 291.5 million in 6 new smart police stations with the latest advanced technology.  
  • Dubai Police have created a department dedicated to smart services.
  • UAE Police forces are implementing cutting edge technology for traffic monitoring and control including robotic cameras, ShotSpotter, tablets, flying drones.
  • Abu Dhabi Police have reduced traffic accident casualties by 15%, and serious injuries by 19%, while accidents decreased by 13% in the three years between 2013 and 2015 in Abu Dhabi. These numbers were revealed by Brigadier Eng. Hussein Ahmed Al Harithi, Director General of Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police, who confirmed the positive impact of using smart technologies and the ‘Smart Police Officer’, ‘Smart Towers’ in safety indicators.
  • Sharjah Police will invest Dh 30 million in SMART camera systems over 5 years 2014- 2018.
  • Sharjah Police have invested in eye scanners to ensure correct identification of individuals to overcome the challenge of counterfeit documentation.
  • Dubai Police have successfully used gait analysis to solve crimes to identify suspects.
  • Ras Al Khaimah Police have invested in an extensive CCTV network that includes more than 40,000 establishments. Most notably federal and local government buildings are about to be cast under the watchful eye of CCTV cameras 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • RTA Dubai will invest in extending the ability of the Traffic Systems Control room and SCADA project by investing in a network of cameras and smart technology for monitoring traffic to include telecommunication systems, solar power panels, and movement remote sensors in addition to mobile and virtual messaging sensors which will be deployed to improve communication with road users.
  • Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) have developed a cyber security monitoring portal for all government organisations to help detect unusual activity of potential cyber threats to IT infrastructure.
  • Abu Dhabi police have developed and invested in an LED early warning system to alert drivers in foggy or poor visibility conditions.
  • Abu Dhabi GD for Security Affairs and Ports have invested in the Shoeprint Image Capture and Retrieval Database (SICAR) project for use by the crime scene investigation teams.
  • Dubai Police have invested in cutting-edge search and rescue equipment including robotic underwater mini rovers and sonar detection devices to improve response time for emergency situations.
  • Ras Al Khaimah police have invested in an e-portal system to improve case management and operational efficiency
  • Abu Dhabi Police is utilising cutting-edge 3D imaging technologies in their crime scene, forensic investigation departments to support crime scene documentation.


Reasons to Attend

  • Expand your network of contacts and potential clients in the country
  • Build brand credibility in the region
  • Generate new leads and build quality new business relationships 
  • Position your brand and technology offers as a thought leader 
  • Demonstrate your commitment to the local market 
  • Gain a competitive edge 
  • Interact with major industry leaders and engage with key decision makers 
  • Launch new products and services 



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