Sharjah: Sharjah Police have launched a mobile media center to effectively monitor emergency events in the emirate. The mobile center is equipped with the latest electronic equipment to provide video material and effective live coverage from incident sites to assist decision makers operating in the field.
Major General Saif Al Ziri Al Shamsi, Commander-in-Chief of Sharjah Police, said the decision reflects the leadership’s efforts to keep up with the tremendous media boom the world is witnessing, raising awareness and providing information to people. community members in a transparent manner. This stems from the Sharjah Police’s concern to give the public all the facts when releasing any news or information relating to security, to prevent the spread of rumors and to reassure members of society, especially with the spread of social media.
Brigadier Abdullah Mubarak Bin Amer, Deputy Commander-in-Chief, Brigadier Arif Hassan Hudeib, Director of the Media and Public Relations Department, as well as a number of senior police officials attended the ceremony.
Brigadier Hudeib explained that the center is the first of its kind at the level of security agencies, and is dedicated to media response related to on-site crises and major incidents, being an official source of transparent and accurate information for d ” other media and media professionals
He said the center serves as an important link and field liaison between the police and the media public. “The center operates under standard operating procedures and provides audiovisual media information to clients of the police media service, in response to major emergency notifications and situations reported and handled by the media,” adding that it also provides a quick and rapid response to emergency situations. multimedia notifications. “The center is operated by a group of highly trained police officers, who work together as a single team while managing emergency media events,” he added.
He pointed out that the center has helped to better organize the process of taking live images at the various sites of major or minor incidents, and offers the possibility of taking advantage of the images and photos for study and analysis. He said the project embodies the strategy of the Interior Ministry and reflects its commitment to take advantage of modern technologies to improve the capacities and skills of police personnel working in this area.