Dubai Police respond to more than 500,000 calls in one month

Dubai Police’s Command and Control Center has responded to more than half a million calls in just one month.

According to the emirate’s police force, they received 553,406 phone calls throughout the National Sterilisation Programme, from March 26 until April 28.

Dubai’s emergency number (999) received 432,477 calls while the non-emergency number received a total of 120,960 calls.

Police officials revealed that the majority of the calls were either related to the precautionary measures implemented in the emirate or the required movement permit for residents to leave their homes during the disinfection drive.  

The Command and Control Center has also clarified that calls to report criminal and traffic violations decreased significantly in the mentioned period.

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