Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi was born in 1902 in the Emirate of Ajman. He was the ruler of Ajman since 1928. He is the founder of the modern Emirate of Ajman. He established Ajman Police in 1967, and participated in the formation of the Union . He signed the interim Constitution on December 2nd 1971, and made Ajman a part of the United Arab Emirates. He joined the Supreme Council of the Union as a member. He died on Sunday , September 6th 1981 , and was succeeded by his son , Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuami.