Dubai Police officials pose with 4-year-old boy and his parents.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
As a part of its endeavours to spread happiness and positivity among various segments of society, the Dubai Police have fulfilled the wish of a 4-year-old Arab by helping him experience being a police officer for one day and giving him a ride in one of Dubai Police’s luxury police patrols.
This kind gesture is part of the ‘Fulfil a Child’s Wish’ initiative, which aims to spread happiness and positivity among children of different ages and nationalities.
The Security Awareness Department at the General Department of Community Happiness, in collaboration with the Tourism Police Department at the General Department of Criminal Investigations, had learned the boy’s wish from his parents.
Consequently, they visited him, gifted him a police uniform, and offered him a ride in one of Dubai Police’s luxury police patrols.
The child’s parents expressed their gratitude to the police for their swift and generous response and for they have fulfilled their child’s wish, which ensured their happiness and enhanced their sense of safety and security.
Major Ali Youssef Yaqoub, Head of the Cultural Diversity Section at the Security Awareness Department, stressed the Dubai Police’s keenness to enhance security and safety and instil happiness among community members.
He explained that the Force is also keen on carrying out several events and activities to entertain and educate children, including Dubai Police’s mascots Mansour and Amna, luxury patrols, police dog shows, and Dubai Police Mounted show.
Launched in January 2020, the ‘Fulfil a Child’s Wish’ Initiative has succeeded in fulfilling 34 wishes and benefiting more than 481 children of different ages and nationalities.