Major General Khaled Nasser Al Razooqi, Director of the General Department of Artificial Intelligence at Dubai Police, announced that the digital games created by Dubai Police have achieved remarkable success since their launch, with over 50 million downloads worldwide and ranking first in 120 countries in the category of educational games.
He also emphasized that Dubai Police, under the guidance of His Excellency Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, has launched several initiatives as part of its social responsibility efforts aimed at promoting community engagement and humanitarian action, while also striving to ensure the happiness of all citizens and residents, particularly children and youth.
"The digital games initiative launched by the Dubai Police General Command since 2014 has been contributing to the objectives of the National Strategy for Quality of Life 2031 by building secure digital communities, enhancing the digital quality of life, and promoting positive digital communities,"
Al Razooqi added.
Colonel Engineer Hussain Ahmed bin Ghalaita, Deputy Director of the General Department of Artificial Intelligence for Smart Applications Affairs, confirmed that the Dubai Police General Command had developed a range of educational and entertainment digital games based on the social and historical culture of the United Arab Emirates to enhance national identity, instill loyalty and belonging to the UAE.
"These games are considered one of the best means to spread awareness due to their widespread availability on various devices and systems and the educational messages they convey in a fun format for both adults and children,"
The Dubai Police Digital Games initiative has received numerous local and international awards, including the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Award for excellence in the use of technology to support community policing initiatives, the Prince Naif Award for Arab Security, the International Federation of Public Relations (IPRA) Award for corporate social responsibility, and the Best Creative Idea Award from the Dubai Quality Group.
According to Colonel Dr. Mansour Nasser Al Razooqi, Director of the Virtual Technology Center, the digital games were developed in-house by Dubai Police employees and are aimed at spreading awareness globally. They are currently available in 16 languages, including English, Arabic, Russian, German, Italian, Spanish, Turkish, French, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Hindi, Vietnamese, Danish, Polish, and Indonesian.
Furthermore, he mentioned that the digital games have been downloaded extensively, with 1,658,386 downloads in the UAE, 4,128,723 in Saudi Arabia, 622,629 in Russia, 4,051,493 in the United States, 1,490,607 in Turkey, 4,357,148 in Brazil, 1,717,850 in India, and 1,533,354 in Mexico.
Al Razooqi added that the Dubai Police digital games have been viewed more than 400 million times across various platforms, including 182,034,081 views on Google, 26,023,344 views on YouTube, 13,444,617 views on Snapchat, and 9,484,284 views on Facebook.
News Source: Dubai Media Office