The keepers of the law in the UAE are very kind, gentle and extremely helpful. WAM
Many people become very nervy when they have to deal with the enforcers of the law. In fact, they would rather avoid than deal with them, is the general perception.
There is also the view that they are very harsh in their treatment of people, whether they are suspects or just plain innocent.
Now, this may apply to policemen in some parts of the world. But the general notion that the law enforcers are cruel and have no sign of humanity is, however, far from the truth. The keepers of the law in the UAE are a totally different breed, who, contrary to the general view and unlike some other countries, are very kind, gentle and extremely helpful. As a Pakistani family in Sharjah found out much to their pleasant surprise, during a trip in the emirate. Their car broke down as they approached the Corniche area of Kalba.
As they were…