The number of people with special needs hired at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters has reached 160 employees, of different disability levels. The employment of these people falls within the framework of the “Hand in Hand to Habilitate People with Special Needs” initiative that was launched to support employee indicators of this category. This statement was made by Colonel Mohamed Saeed Al Kaabi, Deputy Director of the Selection and Recruitment Department at the Human Resources Directorate General who asserted the commitment of the Abu Dhabi Police to support people with special needs.
Colonel Al Kaabi highlighted the efforts of the Abu Dhabi Police in caring for this community element that has all the support of the police leadership in order to integrate them within their society. He also noted that the “Hand in Hand to Habilitate People with Special Needs” initiative aims to support the indicator of employment for people with special needs in order to find suitable solutions for their issues and provide them with healthy work environment. The initiative also focuses on encouraging female members with special needs to maintain their work and provide them with suitable work environment.
He also said: “attracting and enabling people with special needs to take part in the police work started in 2011 when the Selection and Recruitment Department adopted this strategy. In 2015, “Hand in Hand to Habilitate People with Special Needs” initiative was launched with the aim of habilitating best police members with special needs and engaging them in events and activities available for them. This aims to realize equality in providing work opportunities among all staff members at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters.”
Colonel Al Kaabi also noted that this initiative enhances the confidence of the public and people with special needs in the work at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, as it also utilizes capabilities and skills among workers of this vital category in society.