Dubai Police Gift Women Cops A Special Umrah Trip

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
Dubai Police Gift Women Cops A Special Umrah Trip

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Now, female cops in Dubai get to go on an an Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, and Saudi, thanks to the Dubai police for their surprise gift!

What’s It?

Coming just in time with Women’s Day, Dubai police, showered a little extra love on women cops and we can’t be prouder. Apart from risking their lives and saving people and maintaining law and order in the city, Dubai police have also proved that they have immense regard and respect for women.

As part of UAE’s Year of Tolerance campaign, Dubai police surprised their female officers with a special gift. Under the directives of Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, the Women’s Police Council for Community Happiness gifted female cops an Umrah trip, an Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi. How awesome is that!

Dubai police also took to Twitter to share the news:

And that’s not all! Dubai police have always worked towards betterment and the latest in this effort we hear is that they are training on brand new ‘flying motorbikes’, set to take to the skies by 2020. 

Soon, you will spot bikes flying in the sky as Dubai police are already being trained to use the Hoversurf Scorpion-3 hoverbike. The initiative is an aim to help officers respond better during emergencies. The flying bikes are expected to float in the skies by 2020. 


credits: Hoversurf Official Youtube
credits: Hoversurf Official Youtube

Made by the California-based company Hoversurf, the hoverbike weighs 114 kgs and can take off and land in a regular parking slot. The bike can travel a speed of  96 kmph (60 mph), (perfectly meeting the requirements of the law), and can fly without a pilot.

What Else?

And in case you missed it, the Dubai police recently tuned heroes when they helped reunite a mother and daughter after 33 years. Read the full story here.