Dubai Police and SAS, a leader in data analytics and Artificial Intelligence solutions, have entered a technological collaboration, where SAS solutions will equip Dubai Police with data analytics and Artificial Intelligence capabilities for advanced predictive policing and enhanced manpower utilisation.
With data flowing in from various sources, the police department will be able to quickly identify patterns, predict and prevent incidents, and accurately direct insights and intelligence.
Brigadier Khalid Nasser Al Razouqi, General Director of Artificial Intelligence, Dubai Police, Colonel Adnan Ali Mohammad, Deputy Director of Artificial Intelligence for Intelligent Operations, Dubai Police, Colonel Mansour Nasser Al Razouki, Director of Investment and Technical Resources Department, Dubai Police, held discussions with a delegation from SAS headed by Alaa Yousef, Managing Director – Middle East, SAS, at GITEX Technology Week 2019 at the Dubai World Trade Center.
Speaking about the partnership, Brigadier Al Razouqi stressed Dubai Police’s full commitment to its partnership with SAS.
He said: “In accordance with the innovative vision of Dubai, Dubai Police is fully committed to transforming into one of the most advanced police forces in the world and at the same time ensuring that the Emirate continues to grow in its ranking as one of the safest cities on earth.
“By adopting advanced technology solutions, our vision is to help our personnel perform better and have advanced tools at their disposal to do so. We believe that a capable and equipped police force is a critical component of the Smart City of the future and essential for the happiness of citizens and residents.”
Speaking about the partnership, Alaa Youssef, Managing Director – Middle East, SAS, said: “We are very proud to stand alongside Dubai Police on their transformation journey and remain committed to helping them unlock significant potential from a human resource base that is ably supported by an intelligent technology solution.
“We believe that their view of their technology infrastructure as a key differentiator shows the clear desire to not just be an effective police force but one that is proactively preparing for a digital future.”
Marcel Yammine, General Manager for the Gulf and Emerging Markets, SAS, said: “Our work with Dubai Police is primarily on building the capability to uncover insights and actionable intelligence from the vast wealth of data generated on a regular basis. We look forward to unlocking more potential benefit for what is clearly the most advanced police force in the region.”
Abed Hamandi, Regional Director – Professional Services, Middle East and Africa, SAS, said: “The basis of Digital Transformation is the effort to transform the customer and the employee experience using the best technologies including AI and, in the case of our engagement with Dubai Police, this would extend to every citizen and resident of Dubai and a vast force of superior talent.
“Adding Dubai Police to our roster of police forces around the world that work with us, we look forward to making a positive impact on life and security in the Emirate.”