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Security authorities conduct hostage crisis exercise in Ras Al Khaimah

UAE Times Now

The drills involved training officers for specific circumstances, such as hostage-taking incidents.


Security authorities in Ras Al Khaimah recently conducted a field exercise aimed at enhancing their ability to handle hostage-taking incidents and tightening security measures at events. The exercise was organized and overseen by the Task Force Administration of Ras Al Khaimah Police in collaboration with various other entities.

Commander-in-Chief’s Presence

Maj-Gen Ali Abdullah bin Alwan Al Nuaimi, the Commander-in-Chief of Ras Al Khaimah Police, was present at the exercise site to observe the drills firsthand.

Location of the Exercise

The exercise took place at the training village headquarters of Streit Security Vehicles FZE, providing a realistic environment for training scenarios.

Objective of the Initiative

Maj-Gen Al Nuaimi explained that the primary objective of this initiative was to enhance the capabilities of the police force when it comes to securing events.

Training Scenarios

The drills conducted during the exercise were diverse and included scenarios related to hostage-taking incidents. Officers were trained in negotiation techniques and the proper handling of hostage releases. 

Additionally, they received instruction on vehicle stopping procedures as part of the comprehensive training program.

This proactive approach by Ras Al Khaimah’s security authorities reflects their commitment to ensuring public safety and preparedness for various security challenges, including hostage situations and event security.

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