Community Police taskforces to be set in schools
Community Police Dept at Sharjah Police has launched an initiative dubbed '' School Community Police Taskforces'' aim of which is to engage students in community police tasks. Being the first of its kind, the initiative was launched as part of the existing bilateral collaboration with Sharjah Educational Zone and Sharjah Educational Council as strategic stakeholders, said Lt Colonel Ahmed Mohammed Al Marri, Director of Community Police Dept.
The initiative had already been launched in four government schools.
Lt Colonel Al Marri further added that the aim behind the initiative was to instill good behaviors among students and to foster safety and security at schools by means of engaging students in community police tasks.
The initiative was also launched with a view to enhancing students planning skills; building their personalities; raising their security sense and their patriotism. Tasks of School Community Police Taskforce encompassed the promotion of community police culture among students; monitoring negative phenomena and tackling the same jointly with school's specialists and those of the Community Police Dept.