The Dubai Police Academy was founded in 1987, and was granted autonomy from the police force as long as it retains some affiliation with Dubai Police General Headquarters. It was fully inaugurated in 1989 in the presence of Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
In 1992, degrees offered by the academy were made equal to degrees from universities.
In 1994 His Excellency the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research issued decree number (51), 1994. The decree authorized the Dubai Police Academy to run graduate course in accordance with the Federation Act no. (4), 1992.
The decree included accrediting the degrees offered by the Dubai Police Academy; these are the bachelor's degree in law and police sciences and the bachelor's degree in law in the first university degree.
Higher Diploma in General Law
- Higher Diploma in Private Law
- License in Law
- License in Law and Police Sciences
Diploma in Police Sciences
Postgraduate Diploma in Criminal Sciences
- Master of Human Rights
- Master of Law in Criminal Sciences
- Master of Law in General Law
- Master of Law in International Investments and Commercial Law
- Master of Law in Private Law
- Master of Police Sciences in Criminal Investigation
- Master of Police Sciences in Security Crisis Management
- Doctor of Criminal Sciences
Doctor of Private Law
Doctor of Public Law
Programs Approved by: Commission for Academic Accredition of the Ministry of Higher Education in UAE
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Source: http://www.dubaipolice.gov.ae/academy_prod/index.jsp and http://www.caa.ae/