Policeman film 311.
(photo credit: Courtesy)
The Public Security Ministry called for improvements in the way police secures threatened officers under personal
The call came after the publication of a Public Security Ministry
report, which highlighted areas of concern in security arrangements.
percent of Israel Police officers are under personal threat not related to their
role, requiring additional protection measures, the report said.
commander was left to manage these security measures, and he struggled to cope,
A lack of coordination and gaps in decision- making were
highlighted in the report.
“Investigations were closed without a case
being given for their closure... Intelligence was carried out without planning,”
the report said.
The Public Security Ministry said the deputy police
chief should take control of security for threatened officers.
to the report, police said it was based on findings from 2010, adding, “Since
then, the security division charged with dealing with the issue... implemented
many changes in the fields of monitoring [threats]... and revamping guidelines.”