Since she was a teenager, Omneyat Dawood Sulaiman dreamed of joining Dubai’s prestigious police force. But this was no random dream. Sulaiman’s mother, Ghuson Almahmood, was one of the first female officers in the Dubai Police and is currently a major on the force. Now, at 27, Sulaiman is part of its elite all-women VIP protection team. The unit is charged with protecting celebrities, politicians and visiting VIPs. As one of the team’s motorcycle specialists, her skills have been honed to perfection.
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