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Sohaila Ahmed, Staff Reporter
Sharjah Police’s initiative “Reconciliation is good” settled over 2,269 financial disputes during the first half of 2019.
The initiative was carried out by the financial complaints unit of the Sharjah Police General Directorate, which succeeded in returning over Dhs115 million to respective owners without them having to go to court.
Brigadier Khalifa Klandar, Director of Sharjah Police Stations, stated that Sharjah Police sought to achieve stability of its community through the launched initiative, which solved financial disputes in a friendly manner; thus attempting to achieve the strategic objective of the Ministry of Interior in customer satisfaction.
Due to the remarkable success of the initiative, disputed parties expressed their appreciation to the Sharjah Police for settling the financial disputes in this extraordinary way, as well as giving them the proper time frame to pay without any complications.
The Sharjah Department of Statistics and Community Development, DSCD, is soon launching a two-week opinion poll survey entitled, “Safe Community,” in coordination with the Sharjah Police, to assess the resident’s satisfaction over public services and the overall performance of the police.
The survey will also measure the level of safety in Sharjah’s residential and public areas and aims at boosting the DSCD’s existing efforts to contribute to community development.
Set to commence on Aug 19, the survey will target over 5,000 citizens and residents of Sharjah. It will be conducted in three languages, Arabic, English and Urdu, and will adopt a three-pronged information collection strategy that includes telephonic interviews, face-to-face interviews, and filling up of survey forms by respondents using the web.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Humaid Al Qasimi, Chairman of the DSCD, noted that the department is applying the latest data collection methods to undertake the survey, thus enabling government departments to plan and execute comprehensive opinion polls. The generated data outcomes will serve as strong and accurate inputs for sustainable development planning.
Field investigation teams of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in Sharjah have succeeded in arresting a gang of six members from Africa who committed crimes of theft and pickpocketing in the Industrial Area and Al Wahda Street.
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