One million people benefit from ADP’s community services in H1

ABU DHABI, 19th September, 2019 (WAM) -- During the first half of 2019, the number of beneficiaries of the services provided by the Community Police Department of the Community Security Sector of the Abu Dhabi Police, ADP, amounted to 1,089,764 people.

Out of this total, 463,918 people benefitted from awareness programmes and campaigns, 286,770 from community events, 34,028 from awareness lectures and 305,741 from SMS services.

Colonel Dr. Hamoud Saeed Al Affary, Director of the Community Police Department, stated that the administration aims to raise awareness and ways of prevention, through promoting positive principles within the community, highlighting negative behaviour with the help of social organisations and individuals, and encouraging social responsibility, as well as planning community initiatives, in cooperation with the ADP General Command and in coordination with other police services.

He added that the work of the community police is based on organising awareness initiatives, campaigns and programmes, broadcasting awareness SMS messages, using social media platforms to promote security and community awareness, and holding awareness events throughout the year, noting the ADP’s partnerships with government authorities and private companies in launching awareness activities.

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