Dubai police show off Ferrari

Agence France-Presse

Posted at Apr 26 2013 11:33 AM | Updated as of Apr 26 2013 07:33 PM

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Dubai police on Thursday showed off a new Ferrari they will use to patrol the city state, hot on the heels of a Lamborghini which joined the fleet earlier.

The car sporting the green and white of Dubai police was unveiled at the foot of the Burj al-Khalifa, the world's tallest building. It will be used by women police to patrol tourist areas.

The introduction of luxury Italian cars to the police force is being seen as a sign of economic recovery in the Gulf emirate where a housing bubble burst in 2008.

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