DIANE ELDAD-SHEETRIT 311.
(photo credit: Ariel Jerozolimski)
Police Commissioner Insp.-Gen. Yohanan Danino and senior officers flew to Europe
Sunday morning for a week-long visit aimed at tightening cooperation with the
police forces of Germany and the Netherlands.
Danino was joined by the
head of the Israel Police’s Foreign Relations Department, Lt.-Cmdr. Diane
Eldad-Sheetrit, and a delegation of officers.
He is scheduled to meet
senior German police and interior ministry officials, and examine cooperation
between the two forces on issues such as crime-fighting and
Danino will also discuss plans by Germany’s Federal
Criminal Police Office to purchase, on behalf of the European Union, an
automated fingerprint ID system (AFIS) for the Palestinian Authority
“He will tell the European officials how the Israel Police has
used AFIS effectively, and this information will be used to instruct PA police
on using the system,” police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said.
chief will visit the Platform 17 Holocaust memorial in Berlin and the Wannsee
Villa, where he will lay a wreath of flowers and read out a prayer.
commissioner will then fly to the Netherlands, where he will meet with Interpol
Secretary-General Ronald Noble and senior Dutch police officials.
Dutch-Israeli law enforcement cooperation over international money laundering,
narcotics, and counterterrorism will be discussed during the meetings.