In a measure initiated by the Dubai Police, around 204 students from 18 schools in Dubai have been trained to attain the titles of ‘Safety Ambassadors’.
In accordance with the campaign, the students have been lent special training by the Dubai Police so as to enable them to efficiently patrol the campuses and report issues like abuse, bullying and other matters that pertain to safety matters.
The Dubai Police have launched the campaign in order to enhance the quotient of safety in classrooms. The students have been sourced from around 18 government and private schools, and will be vital in reporting illegal activities in schools and campuses.
Brigadier Mohammad Abdullah Al Murr, Director of the Human Rights Department at Dubai Police, said that students aged from six to 16 were under the ambit of the safety programme. He added that the campaign empowers students and raises awareness about their rights and what to do in an emergency. The trained students are now eligible to wear the badges on their arms that declare them as ‘Safety Ambassadors’.