Michael Ben-Ari (National Union) wrote to Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch
and warned that sending an Israeli police delegation to would be a violation of the law and an
action inconsistent with ’s
stated in the letter that while he had no objections to Israel’s humanitarian
mission to Haiti immediately after an earthquake devastated the small country, sending
police would constitute an “unnecessary populist” move.
the letter Ben-Ari asks “Has crime in been overthrown? Are there
enough police for the enforcement of the law in ? Only last Thursday I toured
with Tel Aviv police units and witnessed the lack of manpower.”
said in the letter that Aharonovitch does not have the authority to send police
officers outside of the country and that such a mission is not within the
responsibilities of the police.