Dubai Police is now utilizing artificial intelligence to predict crime and emerging criminal methods, which has resulted in a significant decrease in the crime rate. In the first quarter of 2023, there was a 25 percent reduction in alarming crime rates and a 7.1 percent reduction in non-alarming crime rates.
During a performance evaluation meeting of the General Department of Criminal Investigation, Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, revealed that the number of known reports in the first quarter increased by 97 percent compared to Q1 2022. Additionally, the number of reports rescored against unknown decreased by 14 percent in the same period.
Colonel Rashed Bin Dhaboui, Director of the Criminal Control Department, presented a report on police efficiency and crime prediction comparing the first quarter of 2023 to 2022. The report highlighted the results achieved by the General Department of Criminal Investigations in implementing developmental and strategic plans to achieve desired objectives.
The report touched upon several indicators such as reducing alarming crime rates, rapidly handling reports, reducing crimes in specific areas, and forming effective task forces. Bin Dhaboui also explained the most critical cases handled and the reasons that led to the decrease in crime rates in cooperation with Dubai police stations.
The utilization of artificial intelligence in predicting crime and emerging criminal methods has helped Dubai Police to be more proactive in their approach to law enforcement, resulting in a significant reduction in crime rates.