(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The department kicked off the first in a series of courses on the subject on Sunday at the Comprehensive Police Stations Department of Al Ain Police Directorate.The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ has launched its first education campaign to acquaint staff members with the concepts of combating human trafficking on the local and international levels. The campaign is being conducted in cooperation with the various police departments in the country.
The department kicked off the first in a series of courses on the subject on Sunday at the Comprehensive Police Stations Department of Al Ain Police Directorate and will continue until August 21. Similar courses will take place at the Comprehensive Police Stations Department of the Capital Police Directorate and Peripheral Regions Directorate between August 24 and 28 2014; and at the Comprehensive Police Stations Department of the Western Region Police Directorate between August 31 and September 4.
Colonel Dr Rashid Mohammed Borshid Head of the CID said such courses embody Abu Dhabi Police GHQ’s keenness to raise awareness of staff members on the various procedures and methods of prevention against human trafficking.
He said: “The course aims at highlighting crimes related to human trafficking and human organs trade. It is also designed to outline the UAE’s instrumental role in solving these crimes; the operational procedures; as well as local and international statistics on human trafficking.”
Colonel Borshid cited the cooperation between the Human Rights Department at the General Secretariat of the Office of His Highness Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and the CID in qualifying local cadres of officers from the Anti-human Trafficking Section and providing them with necessary training in the UAE and abroad in order to deliver speeches during the course alongside international experts.