The crime rate in Dubai is very low. In fact, it is one of the lowest in the world. The emirate is generally quite safe, but this does not mean that you should neglect the general safety rules. Just like in any place in the world, you have to protect your property, your money and yourself. Here are some practical tips that will help you with this.
Home burglaries are not common in Dubai. However, it seems that with the increase of the number of people from all over the world, the situation has changed slightly. There are indications of the existence of organized gangs robbing the homes of expats during the popular vacation time for foreign workers – July and August. Cases are rare, but they exist.