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Dubai Police recently arrested a man for filming and sharing a video of another man crying at a customer service centre. The video — which quickly spread online last Friday night — shows a man in tears upon learning that his relative had incurred a huge amount in traffic fines. According to The National, Dubai… Read More

dubai police iftar

Dubai Police recently prepared a 6km-long iftar table for workers this Ramadan season. The table was set-up inDubai Industrial Park in Jebel Ali and invited 12,830 workers to break the fast together. This meal was organized by a team of 35 restaurants with 500 volunteers and amounted to 200 hours of preparation. The initiative was… Read More

A friendly reminder to everyone: beware of answering phone calls from strangers, especially those who ask for money. Through separate raids in Deira and a neighbouring emirate, Dubai Police have recently arrested 33 suspects who are part of a huge “telemarketing scam.” Here’s how the scam goes: a professional-sounding “telemarketer” makes a call. He/She says… Read More

Recently, a video of two teenagers jumping off a bridge along Dubai Water Canal was posted social media. Within just a few hours, Dubai Police were able to identify and arrest the two boys, along with a third teenager, who was holding the camera. Soon after their video became viral on social media, the Commander-in-Chief of… Read More

dubai police security video

Aside from giving us safety reminders, the police force can be trusted with their primary role: fighting crime. In today’s article, we present a video showing the Dubai Police in action! The video shows Dubai Police apprehending a couple of thieves, who had snatched a bag of money from a parked car in Abu Dhabi.… Read More

We have previously talked about how to report emergencies while living in Dubai. However, did you know that there is a hotline for non-emergency cases, too? If you have any questions about traffic, crime, safety and security, human rights, children and family, etc. — simply dial 901. Recently, Dubai Police added a new feature to non-emergency… Read More

In an earlier post, we shared important telephone numbers that everybody should know. The list includes contact numbers of the Ministry of Labour, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), taxi services, and other agencies that all expatriates in Dubai should be familiar with. This time around, we would like to focus on how to report different kinds… Read More

fog accident emirates road (1)

DUBAI – Only a few days after an accident in Abu Dhabi highway involving a 44-vehicle pile-up resulting to 22 people injured, another accident has been reported in the UAE. This time in Emirates Road and involves 28 vehicles and 9 injured people. Related Post: How to Drive Safely During Foggy Weather The UAE has… Read More

how to pay dubai traffic fines online RTA

In case you are wondering how you can pay your RTA Dubai traffic fines online, we have created the step-by-step guide in order to help you. We have gone through this process ourselves as we also have some fines to pay. Please be advised that you will need to shut off your fines before you… Read More

In Dubai, you can report cases of violence or abuse by going directly to the nearest police station or by calling their emergency hotlines. Recently, the Dubai Police introduced a new way of reporting such cases: via their online platform. Cases of violence and abuse are often sensitive issues, especially when it takes places inside… Read More

dubai police spanish tourist lost phone

Only in Dubai can you see the government returning a lost cellphone back to a person’s home country. A video posted by Dubai Police on their Instagram page shows the Spanish tourist thanking the Tourist Police Department for the efforts in retrieving her stolen phone. We’ve posted a news story before when a taxi driver… Read More

In a recent forum, Dubai Police urged Filipinos to be “partners” in upholding the laws of the UAE. They encouraged the Filipino community to dial “901” when needed, as well as to download and use the smart apps of the Dubai Police for a better and safer UAE. These specific reminders came up during a… Read More

A friendly reminder to all bicycle riders: obey traffic rules, or face the consequences. Recently, hundreds of cyclists learned this lesson the hard way. The Dubai Police confiscated 225 bicycles, as part of a week-long inspection and campaign on safety rules and conditions. The Deputy Director of the Traffic Department at Dubai Police, Colonel Jamal… Read More