Juvenile Police and Social Rehabilitation Centre Sign MoU


The Juvenile Police Department (JPD) of the Ministry of Interior signed a memorandum of understanding with Social Rehabilitation Center (Al-Owain) on Wednesday, February 8, 2012. The JPD director Nasser Abdulaziz Al-Musallam and Al-Owain director Mohammed Rashid Al Al-Nuaimi signed the MoU at JPD headquarters.

The MoU calls for cooperation in protection of juveniles from social delinquency and what all that affects their future and work to create the right climate for the development of capacities and capabilities of the juveniles with social deviations to teach them self-reliance. It also includes cooperation for developing working methods and joint programs for the care and rehabilitation of juveniles from delinquency. The MoU aims at disseminating the culture of protection and providing various counseling services.

The MoU also calls for exchange of experiences, information and statistical data related to juveniles and employing the opportunities available for training police cadres in protecting juveniles. Further, it includes conducting research and studies to determine the methods of diversion and means of treating it and issuing periodicals, pamphlets and brochures.

Brigadier Nasser Abdul Aziz Al-Musallam said that the signing MoU between the Department and the Center aims to strengthen relations with civil society organizations to engage them in solving problems related to juveniles as they have the technical cadres capable of research and psycho-social rehabilitation.

He further stressed the need of cooperation especially in the area of studies and research on cases of deviant behavior and surrounding environment either at home or school to address the causes of deviation from the root