Dubai Police Employees to be Fully Computer-Literate in five Years
All 11,000 employees of Dubai police will be computer-literate within five years, the police chief said on Saturday.
Major General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim said a five-year training plan is being prepared to harness the benefits of modern technology, the Gulf News cited him as saying.
"We are going to eradicate computer and electronic illiteracy from our employees," he said.
"Prevention is essential in curbing crime," he said. "Information Technology crime is increasing in societies elsewhere, and we should work hard and seriously to enhance security measures and prevent that crime from creeping into our society. We should be able to trace criminals once they commit such crimes."
He said the global revolution in information technology influences all aspects of life. Information Technology is developing at such a rapid pace that even specialists have difficulty keeping up - Albawaba.com