Ex-justice: Oversight ‘czar’ should also critique attorney general
Report: Former IDF chief of staff Gantz can run for prime minister
Herzog calls on 'theater actor' Netanyahu to resign over Jerusalem violence
Four justice ministers duke it out over role of A-G
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Haniyeh: 'Al-Aksa intifada has been revived and we intend to join'
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'Jerusalem intifada' hashtag widely being shared among Palestinian activists
Edelstein: Romania strong ally in fight against anti-Semitism
Jewish MP in Iran decries ‘destruction of mosques in the Muslim World’
Hebrew education – in Harlem
Report: Russian Jewish leader endorses aid to Assad
Germans give Hitler actor a warm welcome
Khamenei bans Iran from negotiations with US
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The Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court also indicts a 31-year-old Arab resident of the Old City for throwing stones at police officers.
By BEN HARTMAN
Police are currently investigating the strong possibility that suspect may have stolen the car and attempted to run the checkpoint in order to evade arrest.
With violence and tension gripping Jerusalem, police have no plans to scale back their deployment of more than 2,000 extra police officers in the city in the months to come.
The IDF announces it will stop movement into Israel from Judea and Samaria, as well as Gaza crossings, from Tuesday at noon until Wednesday, one minute before midnight.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,YAAKOV LAPPIN
No serious injuries were reported and the compound was opened to visitors after the violence subsided.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Temple Mount guard from Muslim Wakf arrested previous day during clash with Border Police.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon reportedly approved further arrests of Israelis accused of committing acts of terror against Palestinians.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Danino hails wounded officer as a hero; Police disperse riot at Damascus Gate Sunday night.
Lawmakers, activists complain that visitors constantly being attacked; Likud MK Amsalem calls for area to be declared national heritage site
By LAHAV HARKOV
Palestinians organize counter-event to Light Festival in objection of Israeli identity.
Until recently, those committing price tag attacks were often not even arrested or indicted.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Public security minister to look at possibility of easing firearm restrictions in capital, instituting administrative detentions and reinforcing police presence.
"We went up the stairs very slowly. We saw blood stains on the first floor and we continued to go up, until we saw the suspect lying on his back," officer tells reporters.
Relative quiet pervades Friday morning as Temple Mount reopens; police remain on high alert in capital.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,DANIEL K. EISENBUD,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Israel Police decide to reopen Temple Mount after closing it for first time in 14 years; entrance will be limited to men over 50 and women; Fatah calls on Palestinians to "defend Aksa Mosque."
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Alors que les allégations d’abus sexuels assombrissent ses hauts gradés, la police israélienne se lance dans un règlement de comptes moral et une refonte organisationnelle
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
East Talpiot residents say violence against them has not abated, with some blaming police inaction.
By SAM SOKOL
His nomination will now go to the cabinet for approval.
Roni Alsheich, the deputy head of the Shin Bet is Erdan's nominee for police chief.
By BEN HARTMAN,HERB KEINON,LAHAV HARKOV
The deputy, named only as “R” due to confidentiality.
By BEN HARTMAN,LAHAV HARKOV,HERB KEINON
Following the revocation of the candidacy of Gal hirsch, Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan looks to other potential candidates to fill the position of police commissioner.
By MAARIV ONLINE
The collapse of Gal Hirsch’s nomination for top cop began not in the controversial general’s flaws but in the politicians’ lack of caution
Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan rescinds Hirsch's nomination following a month long saga of controversy surrounding his candidacy to head Israeli police.
By BEN HARTMAN,LAHAV HARKOV
Netanyahu: Appointments process needs rethinking.
By BEN HARTMAN,HERB KEINON,GIL HOFFMAN
Dadon was killed on May 1, 2014 after she disappeared while on her way to a job interview in Migdal Ha’emek.
The complaint dealt with soccer games in Jerusalem and allegations that Edri may have arranged for people close to him to attend the games for free.
Report states that police are rampantly using violence illegally, but that they are only being investigated in one-third to one-half of the incidents.
Police said Thursday that evidence against the two men was uncovered as part of Case 512, which has seen more than 20 organized crime figures indicted in recent months.
The presumption was that Hirsch and Erdan supported the nomination, while Danino argued against it.
By BEN HARTMAN,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Suspects who dug vertical tunnel on elderly woman’s property claimed to be municipal workers.
The 45-day extension – which still needs approval by the government on Monday - could indicate that despite the controversy circling in recent days around Erdan’s selection of Hirsch, he does not intend to back down from his selection, despite the controversy.
Georgia and Kazakhstan allegedly asked Israel to examine Hirsch’s connection to some dealings a firm of his had with companies in those countries that are under investigation.
Three top candidates for top post expected to be announced this week.
Separate bride allegedly denied entry to contested holy site for donning wedding gown.
On Sunday morning, a computer technician was remanded in the Tel Aviv Magistrate’s Court on suspicion of fabricating a hack and wiretap of Golan.
The defendants, 31-year-old Gery Shalon and 40-year-old Ziv Orenstein, were indicted by a grand jury in New York in June, on multiple charges, including conspiracy to commit securities fraud.
By BEN HARTMAN,NIV ELIS
The party for Danino took place at the new NIS 2.9 billion, 64,000 sq.-m. academy that police dedicated in April outside Beit Shemesh.
Something about this tragedy should leave a scar that will be far more painful to heal.
Police: You chose the state over your rabbi; Family: press went after your blood
Police believe there also were attempts to torch the building, but those alleged instances are not included in the indictment.
Kidnapped man was later found murdered n an open area outside a Palestinian village near Hebron.
The mob boss was among dozens of suspects arrested in late May in the “Case 512” investigation, which police officials have referred to as one of the biggest in the history of Israel.
All of the suspects in the two incidents are residents of Druse communities in the Galilee and the Golan heights.
The victim, 70-year-old David Bar Kafra of Rehovot, was attacked by a group of agricultural workers – believed to be illegal Palestinian laborers or possibly Thai agricultural workers.
Sau to begin as acting commissioner on July 1, when Inspector General Yochanan Danino leaves office.
MK Abraham Naguise warns the Ethiopian-Israeli community is losing faith in the establishment due to lack of response regarding police violence towards the Ethiopian community.
In lieu of criminal charges, the Israel Police will decide what disciplinary measures the officer will face.
The car was covered in pieces of dead chickens and blood dripped down the doors of the vehicle.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Approximately two weeks ago, a group of haredi IDF soldiers and officers submitted complaints to the police about the so-called “Hardak” campaign against haredi soldiers.
By JEREMY SHARON
Noting that the assault took place while Pakada was in uniform, the lawsuit stated that the attack was “an incidence of racism-motivated police violence.”
Blood fued between two major crime families have left over a dozen dead in recent years.
By Tuesday morning most of the protesters arrested Sunday night had been released from custody.
Following a car chase, a 60-year-old Jewish man from Tel Aviv was found in the trunk, hands bound with multiple stab wounds.
According to police, the grow room housed 26 plants, and was rigged with grow lights and a ventilation system.
Police bust woman whose pot plant was visible from the street.
"It was not planned and he wanted to disappear for a number of days, and from here it rolled forward," Nir Asraf's attorney says.
By BEN HARTMAN,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Thousands of officers to patrol densely populated religious events in Old City
Shai Bachar, who had agreed to a police request to testify in an extortion case against Avi Ruhan, was killed on January 23rd in Hod Hasharon.
"We see this often, people who exploit their access to crime scenes and send out pictures that make it harder for us to do our job."
Controversial professor makes incendiary comments on Facebook blaming Zionist Union's election loss on Jews from the Muslim world.
Organized crime associate gunned down by police while fleeing botched mob hit.
Threats against Naftali included a man who approached Naftali at a store in Afula and threatened him to “leave Bibi [Netanyahu] alone or else.”
The officer, Assistant Commissioner Gila Gaziel, will be the next head of the police manpower branch.
Danino terminated Coastal District head Asst.-Ch. Hagai Dotan and Beersheba police station commander Moshe Ivgy.
ACRI says black foam-tipped bullets were used by police in September, even though guidelines on their use were only published by the Police in January.
The officer joins a long list of top police commanders to be investigated for wrongdoing in the past couple of years.
Scandals are “embarrassing and difficult," says Danino, "but we must look forward and see what effect these incidents will have on the organization and its values in the long term.”
"I'd like to say to citizens you have a force you can trust," Danino says amid 7th police scandal in a little over a year.
Two of the detainees, including a former Ben-Eliezer aide, are suspected of having given bribes so that a specific advertising company would be contracted for state-funded projects.
The man's 17-year-old daughter was also in the car and was lightly injured in the blast, which occurred next to the Hod Hasharon train station.
Sprawling, state-of-the-art national training facility took three years to construct, cost NIS 2 billion.
21-year-old Sami al-Ajar died of gunshot wound sustained during clash with police.
The comments came two days after four more suspects were arrested in the case, including the Afula Mayor and his deputy, and a senior aide to Likud Minister Yuval Steinitz.
By BEN HARTMAN,GIL HOFFMAN
They will now pass the findings of their investigation on to Tel Aviv district prosecutors who will decide whether to indict Ben-Eliezer.
Officers allegedly poured scalding hot water on victim.
Police said they are now working on extraditing the man to Sweden to face abduction charges.
The National Fraud Squad’s case against Ben-Eliezer deals with suspicions of wrongdoing surrounding his purchase of a multimillion shekel house in Jaffa.
Arson is suspected as police continue to search for suspects in and around Jerusalem's French Hill neighborhood.
Deadly collisions occur on Highway 90 in the West Bank and Highway 232 in the Eshkol region.
State Comptroller’s Report finds only 8% of complaints over weapon lead to criminal indictments, Shapira slams police for declaring them non-deadly without reviewing all relevant factors.
Seven youths from town of Fureidis, near Zichron Yaakov, arrested for allegedly intending to harm police officers for nationalistic reasons after police shooting of Arab man in North.
A total of 54 rioters have been arrested in the clashes that have broken out in the North since the fatal shooting of Hir Hamdan by police.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,BEN HARTMAN
The parents had claimed that the twin died of a rare genetic disease but the court ruled that the twins suffered from internal injuries caused by shaking.
Noa Eyal was last seen on a late February night in 1998 and later found raped and murdered in a forest.
According to figures put out by the Israel Police on Sunday, just this past year Israeli and Palestinian police have held some 480 work meetings.
The pills were originally made in East Asia, police say most likely China, and were smuggled into Israel across its borders, including by way of Jordan and the West Bank.
Public security minister says police chief should stick to "dealing with police affairs" and "leave it to the minister, along with the prime minister, to decide on the next head of the police."
The wounded Gazelle was evacuated and saved.
Since last Friday, a series of statements has been made by politicians and security officials who know Alsheikh personally, attesting to his talents and suitability to head the Israel Police.
By BEN HARTMAN-POLICE & THIEVES
The State of Israel simply cannot afford to postpone the appointment of a police commissioner indefinitely while the attorney-general conducts a drawn-out investigation.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Most of these bombs – like the one Machlouf was caught with – are made from industrial grade, factory produced explosives manufactured for the army and stolen from IDF depots.
Data published by the police and the Public Security Ministry on an annual basis shows that there’s been a decline in crime rates in recent years, but these figures are misleading.
By LIOR AKERMAN
"Erdan knew that selecting a nominee from outside the police force would infuriate many of its top commanders, let alone members from the rank and file."
Personal ambition aside, much of the criticism has been more of the same: The next inspector-general should be appointed from police ranks; an outsider lacks sufficient professional background.
Human rights be damned.
In Danino’s defense, modesty is in the eye of the beholder. One man’s NIS 410,000 goodbye party is another guy’s cold burekas in the break room.
It’s well known that a single riot, a single act of misconduct can define a policeman’s career and spark a cycle of violence that is often very difficult to contain.
"One thing the underworld can’t stand is a vacuum; Someone always steps in to fill the shoes of the big shots put behind bars."