Police chief: Bolster 'chain of law enforcement'

Israel Police Insp.-Gen. David Cohen on Tuesday backed bolstering law-enforcement, in response to an apparent rise in violent crime in recent months." Speaking during a visit to police headquarters in the North, he said, "As a citizen, and then as police officer, I am very troubled by recent events." "We need to significantly strengthen the chain of law enforcement, so that we don't face a strategic threat in 2010," he added.