Deputy Chief of Police and General Security in Dubai
His Excellency Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim joined Dubai Police in 1970. He was appointed Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police in 1979, and then Commander-in-Chief in 1980. In 2013, he was appointed Deputy Chairman of Dubai Police and Public Security, a position he still holds.
His Excellency is a member of the Executive Council of Dubai Government, Chairman of the Police High Command Council at the Ministry of Interior, Chairman of the Anti-Narcotics Council at the Ministry of Interior, Chairman of the Dubai Appreciation Award for Community Service, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sandooq Al-Watan.
He has been honored nationally, regionally and internationally, with awards including: the Human Rights Medal from the Ministry of Interior; the World Energy Award (environment category) from the World Energy Forum; the Medal of Security Cooperation (First Class) from his Highness the Minister of Interior; the Golden Peacock Global Award 2016 for Leadership in Public Service, from the Institute of Directors in India; and, the Bizz Award from the World Confederation of Businesses in Houston.
His Excellency has written numerous articles and books on various topics, including Operation Rooms and Their Role in Enhancing the Efficiency of Police Performance; Rashid: The Journey of Development; Notebook of Key Concerns and Issues; Operations Management in Critical Incident Reporting, Crises and Disasters; Soft Power in Zayed’s Leadership; and How to Consolidate the UAE’s Status as a Leading Nation … This is the UAE’s Moment.