H.E. Lt. Gen. Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Dubai Police and Public Security, Dubai, UAE receiving Golden Peacock Global Award for Leadership in Public Service - 2016

Lt. Gen. Dhahi Khalfan is the Deputy Chairman of Dubai Police and Public Security, Dubai, UAE. He started his career as a police officer in Dubai Police, then held the position of Manager of Administrative and Financial Affairs. In 1979, he was appointed as Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, then took over as Commander-in-Chief in 1980. It is a record.

He holds a Diploma in Police Science from the Royal Police Academy of Jordan. He specializes in the field of Criminal Investigation, and has attended numerous courses on skill development.

Under his command, Dubai Police has achieved several distinctions. Lt. Gen. Khalfan established "Police Operations Room", which is ranked as one of the best in the world. He also founded the criminal lab; forensic medicine section; land, sea & air rescue teams; Dubai Police Academy; Total Quality Department; Dubai e-TQM College; and Research & Studies Centre which has transformed into a centre for quick decision - making.

He founded and now heads the Juvenile Welfare Association in Dubai. In addition, he is also Chairman of Emirates Talent Association and President of Guardians Council- Dubai Educational Zone. He is a multi – faceted personality. He has chaired UAE Athletics Union, Emirates Snooker Association. He was a member of Dubai Development Board and member of the Emirate's Municipal Council.

Lt. Gen. Khalfan is an intellectual. He has written a number of books on police action.

He has received several national and international awards and badges of honour,

Truly, he is an exceptional leader.