The Police in Gulf cooperation council countries

الشرطة في دول مجلس التعاون الخليجي / محمد الحسيني عبد العزيز.

عبد العزيز، محمد الحسيني ; Mohammad Abdul-Aziz (1990)


Police and security are considered pillars of the united renaissance and societal progress, by achieving stability, which is the pillar of prosperity and fruitful production. This study sheds light on the reality of police in the GCC. The researcher begins by talking about the origins and evolution of the police force, via the historical stages since the beginning of Islam including time of Prophet Mohammad, peace be upon him, the reign of the Caliphs, the Umayyad dynasty, the Abbasid State, State of Andalusia, Tulunids, Fatimid, Ayyubid, Mamluk and Ottoman. Then moves on to talk about the history, emergence and the evolution of the police force in the GCC, namely the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar and Kuwait, which shows the attributes and characteristics of the police in each of them. Then tackles on the system and coordination among the GCC countries, citing the Arab Gulf States agreement to establish the so-called GCC, with a view to the elaboration and development of cooperation and coordination desired between their countries, the formation of a secretariat for this purpose, regular meetings at the summit level and the level of foreign ministers and leading intended objectives for these countries and their peoples in all areas. It also shows the organizational structure of this Council. In conclusion, it deals with aspects of cooperation between public relations departments in the police force in the GCC countries, such as the exchange of theoretical and practical experience, cooperation in the areas of dissemination of culture policing the police, the exchange of police information and the exchange of visits between officials of the police, and other officials.