Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, witnessed the launch of the first edition of the ‘Rescue Heroes Challenge’ at the General Department of Transport and Rescue.
The first day of the two-day event was also attended by Major General Abdullah Ali Al Ghaithi, Deputy Commander-in-Chief for Operational Affairs, Major General Saeed Hamad bin Suleiman, Director of the General Department of Transport and Rescue, his deputy, El Brigadier Juma bin Darwish Al Falasi and several senior officers.
The Challenge is part of Dubai PoliceThe continued efforts to engage school students in rescue operations in a fun and competitive way to strengthen their communication and collaboration skills with security and law enforcement agencies. In addition, it aims to identify and cultivate young talents, forming a team of exceptional people who later, as adults, can volunteer in rescue operations.
On the first day of the Challenge, 25 participants formed five teams and engaged in fierce competition, striving for superior performance and record achievements. The teams fought for the prestigious ‘Rescue Heroes‘ qualification.
Lieutenant General Al Marri reaffirmed Dubai Policededication to organizing sporting, community and cultural events with a focus on safety and law enforcement, engaging people of all ages to improve safety and promote community happiness. He highlighted that these types of initiatives and programs foster effective communication between the police and the community.
Meanwhile, Major General Saeed Hamad bin Suleiman said that he Hero Rescue Challenge It emerged following the directives of the Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police to create a competitive platform among the school’s students focused specifically on rescue operations, which has a positive impact on the students themselves. He emphasized that the Challenge offers participants valuable opportunities to demonstrate their skills and creativity.
Furthermore, he highlighted Dubai Policethe commitment to fulfill its social role through a wide range of purposeful events, activities and programs that contribute to promoting a healthy, social, sporting and cultural environment.
Bin Suleiman He explained that the competitions included a wide range of activities, such as using rappelling equipment, participating in knot tying challenges, participating in running challenges (container climbing), demonstrating rope pulling skills, transporting dummies using ropes, performing rappelling, lifting heavy objects. using inflatable booster cushions, navigating through mazes and pulling a Challenge car using a pulley system.
The participants expressed their gratitude to the Dubai Police for organizing such a challenge, recognizing its importance in honing their rescue skills and abilities. They also saw it as a valuable opportunity to gain deeper insights into the operations of Dubai Police rescue teams and their approach to managing various incidents.
News source: Emirates News Agency