ADP renews cooperation agreement with Metropolitan Police

ABU DHABI: The Abu Dhabi Police GHQ has renewed its cooperation agreement with its British counterpart, the Metropolitan Police, in all areas of police work. The agreement will allow both parties to exchange information and expertise and improve development opportunities. The agreement was signed by Major General Mohamed bin Al Awadi Al Menhali, Director-General of Human Resources at Abu Dhabi Police GHQ, and Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe.

Major General Al Menhali highlighted that renewing the agreement with the Met. Police reflects the police leadership’s directives to strengthen cooperation with police institutions worldwide, and leverage the best practices to improve performance, and the quality of services, as well as fight crime in general.

Major General Al Menhali visited the United Kingdom with an Abu Dhabi Police delegation, where he held talks with Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe. Discussions focused on enhancing all aspects of cooperation in police work, implementing best practices, and leveraging mutual expertise to improve performance and service quality. Both parties also discussed ways to meet the challenges of policing at the global level.

Major General Al Menhali also met with Chief Constable Stephen Kavanagh, Essex Police Commander. During the meeting, both parties discussed issues of mutual interest. The visiting delegation was acquainted with the international-best practices adopted by the Essex Police, as well as its experience in maintaining a fully integrated HR service with Kent Police.

The Director General of Human Resources at Abu Dhabi Police emphasised the importance for both parties to share their respective experiences in the area of human resources to improve staff members’ performance. “The Abu Dhabi Police strategy and action plans are part of a collective work methodology to promote sustainable improvement and development of human resource capabilities, and to provide distinguished police services, in line with the U.A.E. vision 2021,” pointed out Major General Al Menhali.