What to expect at the World Police Summit


The World Police Summit will take place between 13-16 March 2022 at the Dubai Exhibition Centre focusing on the international police community

Hosted by Dubai Police, the World Police Summit and Exhibition will drive forward-looking policing strategies, instill the significance of technological innovation for crime prevention and bolster partnerships amongst global law enforcement agencies. 

Taking place at Dubai Exhibition Centre, the postponed Expo 2020 now Expo 2022, provides a platform for the international police community to obtain crime information, market statistics, technical solutions and services to enhance the security and safety requirements of cities and countries around the world. 

Expo 2022 Dubai will continue the tradition of World Expos, showcasing the latest technology from around the globe and attracting delegates from around the world to Dubai to explore 190 country pavilions. 

Expo 2022 will be a celebration of the UAE Vision 2021 by supporting the growth of tourism, stimulating the development of innovative businesses in the UAE and enhancing the country’s international reputation as a location to do business. World Police Summit will reinforce Dubai and the UAE’s Expo 2020 mission to ‘Connect Minds and Create the Future’ by driving a global conversation around the future of policing. 

“Dubai Police is proud to host the first edition of the World Police Summit in parallel to Expo 2022, bringing together Security Commanders, Police Forces and Law Enforcement specialists from around the world. The Summit and Exhibition will play a vital role in developing the pioneer thinking, methods and strategies that shape the future of policing. It will be the only event that focuses on national security and policing during Expo 2020 and will surely be the highlight of the security industry calendar in 2022,” said Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief, Dubai Police. 

Why visit? 

  • Policing and law enforcement officials and industry professionals with an interest in the latest trends shaping the future of policing. 
  • Through networking opportunities and briefings. 
  • At courses and workshops provided by globally recognised policing institutions. 
  • Into the practical and implementable solutions from internationally renowned policing and law enforcement experts. 
  • Through keynotes, case studies, panel discussions, interactive roundtables and hands-on workshops across the future of policing, crime prevention, resilient cities, K9, anti-narcotics, forensics, biometrics 


The World Police Summit offers a platform for global law enforcement and policing experts to examine critical priorities, share best practices and strategies to mitigate security threats, prevent organised crime and create safer communities around the world. Over four days, the Summit will host Strategic and Technical programmes covering: 

Crime Prevention

A series of strategic sessions hosting police chiefs and senior law enforcement officials from across the world to address pressing issues in policing, assess the evolution of crimes, and frame innovative strategies to fortify global communities. 

Conference themes include: international cooperation, cybercrime, law enforcement during pandemics, financial crimes, human trafficking and women in law enforcement. 


Thought-provoking discussions bringing together global police leaders and domain experts from government units to examine the latest innovations in drones to enhance public security across all law enforcement agencies. 

Conference themes include: Drones and the future of policing, regulations and policies to manage drones, drones and healthcare supplies, safer airspace management and drones and climate change. 

Resilient cities

A global gathering of government officials, police forces, fire & safety personnel, and security experts to discuss and formulate forward-looking policies and frameworks to build safer and secure cities using groundbreaking technologies. 

Conference themes include: security in smart cities, internet of things – connected security, innovative urban planning and design, crowd management, transportation security, digital governance and connected healthcare. 

Anti Narcotics

A high-level convention of senior officers from global law enforcement agencies to examine trends in drug trafficking and mitigate the use of narcotics and psychotropic substances across the world. 

Conference themes include: inter-agency cooperation, substance abuse and mental health, rehabilitation centres and drug abuse prevention, drugs and the dark web, drug use trends and intelligence and COVID-19 and the global drug market. 


Focused discussions and presentations on advances in forensic science enabling information exchange needed to collect, document, and analyse evidence to support the investigation and prevention of complex crime. 

Conference themes include: crime scene management, artificial intelligence and forensics, cyber forensics, 3D facial reconstruction, forensic psychology, forensic toxicology and fire scene investigation. 


A unique gathering of canine experts from global police forces to explore and demonstrate proven strategies for canine handlers and innovative canine training methodologies to assist law enforcement officers across various duties. 

Conference themes include: K9 and COVID-19 detection, body-worn explosive and firearm detection, off leash control and canine problem solving, explosive dog training and search intel, legal issues for K9 and K9 training and budgets. 


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