News : 45,705 Calls to Dubai Police in 3 Months
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 17, 2016 -- Dubai Police received 45,705 calls through the number 901 in the last three months.
Brigadier Kamel Butti Al Suwaidi, Director, General Department of Operations Room, Dubai Police, said of the calls received 30 per cent were enquiries about traffic issues, and 10 per cent about criminal issues.
The Operations Room also received 11,174 enquiries through its website, and 2,276 through its smart application. The number of people using the ‘touch button’ services has reached 4,650.
Brigadier Suwaidi said the calls increased by 48 per cent in 2015 compared to that of 2014.
Brigadier Suwaidi added that Dubai Police has unveiled plans to transfer its call centre to a 'smart police station' that can provide its services through the number 901.
He urged public to call 901 to learn about the services of the Dubai Police and to suggest proposals or complaints.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Published: Tuesday, April 19, 2016