SECURITY INDUSTRY REGULATORY AGENCY (SIRA)
SIRA is a governmental body responsible for the regulation and supervision of security industry in Dubai. SIRA is an acronym for “Security Industry Regulatory Agency” and came into existence under Dubai’s Law Number 12 of 2016. The agency took over the responsibilities of Department of Protective Systems (DPS) of Dubai Police. SIRA is vested with the power to set general policies for Dubai’s security industry. It also sets the specifications and standards that companies must comply with, to get installation approval.
SECURITY CADRE TRAINING CENTRE (SCTC)
SIRA in Dubai has recently opened a new “Security Cadre Training Centre” (SCTC). The centre is designed to specifically assist SIRA with the training of Security Service Providers & End Users, in relation to the requirements of the security industry in Dubai.