Top Dubai Police officials at a meeting to review the 'Live Tips' initiative in Dubai. Image Credit: Supplied

Dubai: Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, has reviewed the development plan for the ‘Live Tips’ initiative, which aims to raise awareness among university students in various programmes and specialities on security, police and societal topics, while utilising their capabilities, energy and potential to support and develop various police and security projects and initiatives.

The appraisal meeting was attended by Brigadier Dr. Saleh Al Hamrani, Deputy Director General of Excellence and Pioneering; Colonel Dr. Ibrahim Bin Saba Al Marri, President of the Dubai Police Innovation Council; Colonel Dr. Mansour Al Balushi, Director of Scholarships and Recruitment Department at the General Department of Human Resources; and Captain Dr. Hamed Abdullah Murad, General Supervisor of Dubai Police Council for University and College Students, among other officers.

Colonel Dr. Mansour Al Balushi explained the development plan for the ‘Live Tips’ initiative, which includes four main areas: Interactive Live Tips, Live Tips Podcast, Visual Live Tips and Employee Live Tips.

“The initiative will involve pioneering partnerships with leading media institutions, influential content creators, international educational institutions, and youth and student councils, as well as invitations to influential local and international speakers from Dubai Police and youth categories, “ he said.

Colonel Dr. Mansour Al Balushi stated that since its launch in 2020, the ‘Live Tips’ platform has garnered 462,000 viewers from 54 nationalities, benefiting 45,000 individuals, including college and university students, Dubai Police employees and various entities. The beneficiaries include 32,000 college and university students, 6,000 Dubai Police employees, 4,000 school students and 3,000 external audiences.

Colonel Al Balushi also mentioned that the initiative organised 160 lectures addressing 166 topics, including security, police, awareness, society, knowledge, education, happiness and quality of life.