Shaikh Mohammed opens hi-tech forensic lab

Shaikh Mohammed,Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohamed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, being briefed by Major-General Khamis Mattar Al Mazeina about the facilities at the high-tech forensics building at the Dubai Police HQ.
Shaikh Mohammed,Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohamed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, being briefed by Major-General Khamis Mattar Al Mazeina about the facilities at the high-tech forensics building at the Dubai Police HQ.

Dubai - The building features a modern library and security self system



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Amira Agarib

Published: Thu 31 Mar 2016, 12:00 AM

Last updated: Thu 31 Mar 2016, 5:16 PM

His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has inaugurated the new, high-tech premises of the General Department of Criminal Evidence and Criminology.
Major-General Khamis Mattar Al Mazeina, Commander-in-Chief of the Dubai Police, confirmed that the General Department of Criminal Evidence and Criminology play a vital role in supporting the police departments in combating crime through physical evidence, investigations and proof mechanism, which often is the decisive factor in determining the perpetrators and their relationship to the crime.
He expressed the keenness of the General Department of Criminal Evidence and Criminology to keep up with the latest developments in the forensics field, the latest technology which is so important in the discovery and preservation of forensic evidence found at the crime scene, and to know the methods used in the execution of the crime.
He explained that the criminal evidence and criminology department has introduced the latest types of scientific disciplines and the latest specialised research in the field of crime, in order to bring justice and to provide concrete evidence to the judiciary.
He confirmed that the new building is an achievement and a landmark, technically and scientifically and includes the Forensic Laboratory department, training department, electronic evidence department, and quality department. It also houses the training institute (Institute of Forensic Evidence),which will present the various entities and institutions interested in the training courses, both inside or outside the country, and accommodates ninety scholars, a hall for conferences and lectures for up to 260 people equipped with rooms for translation techniques and live TV.
The building houses two entrances to the reception, the first one is for the customers and visitors in particular, and other private entrance is for reception of criminal suspects spanning an area of 38,891 square metres.
The building features a modern library and security self system, in addition to the three upper floors, and is designed to meet the needs of laboratories and security with the possibility of expansion in the future.
 amira@khaleejtimes.com 


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