Security Support and SCO19 Discuss Ways to Boost Cooperation in Britain

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates--()--Abu Dhabi Police, represented by the Security Support Section, discussed ways to enhance cooperation in areas of mutual interest with Metropolitan Police.

Lieutenant Colonel Khaled Saeed Al Shamesi, Chief of Security Support Section at Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters and the accompanying delegation, met with Commander Neil Basu, Head of Armed Policing in London. During the meeting, which was attended by officials from the Specialist Crime and Operations Specialist Firearms Command (SCO19), the UAE delegation reviewed various tasks carried out by the unit and its valuable role in combating crime.

Lieutenant Colonel Al Shamesi said that the visit personifies the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters’ commitment to strengthen mutual cooperation in police work with London’s Metropolitan Police.

The several days visit aimed at increasing cooperation and ensuring its continuity. The visiting delegation toured the Operations Unit at the British Police and inspected the various weapons, technologies and equipment used by the unit. The delegation also watched a presentation showcasing mechanisms and strategies adopted by the unit to provide protection and security for the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Lieutenant Colonel Al Shamesi explained that the visit has achieved its goals by allowing the delegation members to benefit from presentations on a number of situations previously handled by the unit.

The Metropolitan Police officials praised the distinguished prestigious position attained by the UAE Ministry of Interior and the valuable role of Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters in promoting security and providing modern services based on international best standards.

The UAE delegation was headed by Lieutenant Colonel Khaled Saeed Al Shamesi, Chief of Security Support Section and included Major Mohammed Mubarak Al Masa’bi, Security Intervention Patrols Branch Manager; First Lieutenant Bader Mohammed Al Riyami; First Lieutenant Saud Saif Al Zaabi; Warrant Officer Ismail Ali Al Hosani; Legal Consultant Abu Bakr Abdullah Abdul Wahhab; and Operations Specialist Neil John Sharman.

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*Source: ME NewsWire

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Abu Dhabi Police GHQ - Security Media
Chris Cron, +971-(0)-50-987-1317
The UAE Minister of Interior's General Secretariat, Tactical Affairs and Security Media Department
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Lieutenant Colonel Khaled Saeed Al Shamesi and Commander Neil Basu during the meeting (Photo: Business Wire)

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Abu Dhabi Police, represented by the Security Support Section, discussed ways to enhance cooperation in areas of mutual interest with Metropolitan Police.

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Abu Dhabi Police GHQ - Security Media
Chris Cron, +971-(0)-50-987-1317
The UAE Minister of Interior's General Secretariat, Tactical Affairs and Security Media Department
cron.media@hotmail.com