If you have ever witnessed reckless driving, experienced a sudden swerve by another vehicle, or been startled awake by the thunderous roar of a car engine, fret not! Reporting such incidents to the Dubai Police has never been easier, more convenient, or faster. You can now swiftly report these occurrences in a matter of seconds, either through the user-friendly ‘Police Eye’ service on your smartphone or by dialing the hotline number 901.
In a recent online post, Dubai Police enthusiastically encouraged all motorists to utilize this remarkable service. A captivating video was shared, illustrating how individuals can effortlessly capture a video of the incident (if it is safe to do so) and promptly upload it to the ‘Police Eye’ service on the Dubai Police app. Alternatively, one can simply dial the hotline number 901 and provide the necessary details and precise location of the traffic violation.
By embracing this innovative reporting system, you become an invaluable partner in ensuring road safety and upholding the law. Your vigilance and prompt action can make a significant difference in curbing dangerous driving behaviors and protecting the well-being of all road users. So, let us join hands with the Dubai Police and contribute to creating a safer and more secure driving environment for everyone.
Don’t tie up emergency lines! Call 901 for non-urgent traffic issues
The non-emergency hotline of Dubai Police, known as 901, is specifically designed for non-urgent cases. Recent data released by Dubai Police reveals that a staggering 70 percent of the calls received on the emergency hotline, 999, were non-emergency inquiries. To prevent unnecessary congestion on the emergency line and ensure prompt response to critical situations, residents and visitors are strongly encouraged to utilize the 901 hotline for non-urgent matters.
If you happen to witness reckless driving or encounter a vehicle obstructing your path, simply dial 901 and select option 2, followed by option 5, and finally, option 1 to access the ‘We Are All Police’ service.
It is important to bear in mind that the 901 hotline is exclusively dedicated to reporting traffic violations occurring on Dubai roads.
How to use Dubai Police’s ‘Police Eye’?
The “Police Eye” service in Dubai offers a unique opportunity for individuals to collaborate with the police in reporting any suspicious activities within the emirate. This online platform allows citizens to play an active role in enhancing public safety and promoting community well-being.
Through the “Police Eye” service, individuals can report various types of crimes, including public disturbances, vandalism, human trafficking, crimes against women and children, begging, and traffic violations. By utilizing the “Dubai Police” app, users can easily upload videos, photos, or voice messages to provide evidence and support their claims.
Over the past five years, Dubai Police has received an overwhelming number of complaints, with more than 100,000 reports submitted through the “Police Eye” service. This demonstrates the effectiveness and popularity of this innovative approach to law enforcement.
During a recent press conference, Dubai Police highlighted the significant impact of the “Police Eye” service. Numerous complaints and reports were received regarding illegal racing activities involving young people gathering in the desert. Thanks to the information provided through this platform, the police were able to take swift and necessary action to put an end to this dangerous practice.
The “Police Eye” service not only empowers individuals to actively contribute to the safety of their community but also showcases the commitment of Dubai Police to utilizing technology for the betterment of society. By encouraging citizens to report suspicious activities, the police can effectively address and prevent crimes, ensuring a safer and more secure environment for all residents and visitors of Dubai.
To utilize the ‘Police Eye’ service, please follow these simple steps:
- Begin by opening the ‘Dubai Police’ app, which is accessible for both iOS and Android users. Once opened, locate and tap on the ‘Police Eye’ service located at the bottom of your screen.
- Upon tapping, you will be presented with various options for reporting different types of illegal activities. If you intend to report a traffic violation, simply select the ‘Traffic Reports’ option.
- Next, you will be prompted to provide specific details regarding the incident you wish to report. This includes providing a description of the event, specifying the location where it occurred, and the option to attach any relevant images or videos.
- After entering all the necessary information, proceed by tapping on the ‘Report’ button to submit your report.
Rest assured, the ‘Police Eye’ service operates 24/7, ensuring that your report is promptly addressed. Additionally, you have the choice to remain anonymous when filing a report. Depending on the nature of your report, all tips are immediately forwarded to the appropriate departments for further action.