H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, inaugurated the world’s first floating Smart Police Station, at GITEX 2019.
The Dubai Police, in partnership with Kleindienst, the company who came up with the first floating seahorse villa, to develop the first ever floating smart police station. The official announcement was made during GITEX Technology Week in Dubai, which takes place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from October 6 – 10.
The Floating Seahorse Smart Police (SPS) station, will become operational in Q1 of 2020, and will offer unmanned innovative, high performance e-police services to the residents of the development as well as the Dubai community at large.
“This extraordinary, unique and pioneering project has grabbed the attention of police and security institutions around the world, as they seek to replicate the experience in their countries.” said Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police.
In addition to providing safety and security services the SPS will also play a crucial role in promoting sustainability and marine life protection in the Heart of Europe development and in the rest of the UAE. A series of visits to the SPS are planned for UAE residents, schools and tourists to see firsthand the positive impact Kleindienst is having on the marine ecosystem.
“Our partnership with Dubai Police is built on innovation, engineering ingenuity and imagination. We were the first in the world to develop a luxury floating above and underwater living experience through the Floating Seahorse Villa and I’m pleased our design capabilities have been recognised by Dubai Police with the first floating Smart Police Station. As a Developer, we are committed to supporting Dubai’s vision on sustainability, innovation and safety. The Heart of Europe project is gaining momentum and the SPS is a good example of the infrastructure and amenities which will in place and available to the waterfront community. Our vision for protecting underwater life is also being realised through the vital role the stations will play in promoting sustainability,” said Josef Kleindienst, Chairman of Kleindienst Group.