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NYE in Dubai: 4,000 cops to keep you safe as you celebrate

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200 security points have been set up across the city.

Do you know how many policemen will be out on Dubai’s streets to ensure your safety as you ring in the new year?

The Government of Dubai Media Office took to Twitter on Monday to reveal astounding figures related to the number of cops and patrols that will be out to secure the city’s New Year’s Eve (NYE) celebrations.

Over 4,000 policemen and 2,000 security patrols will hit the streets on the night at 23 locations. There will be up to 200 security points across the city. Artificial intelligence will be used to monitor temperatures and other vitals of the revellers. This will ensure Covid safety.

On Sunday, the authorities had announced that as many as 583 Dubai cops will be stationed in Downtown Dubai alone. About 71 vehicles from the police and Civil Defence are being readied to deal with any emergencies that might arise.

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