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Internal Security: February 17, 2013

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The State provides protection to David (Dudu) Dgamy, a trafficker of women turned state’s witness, even though he continues to commit violent crimes and has even been caught in possession of drugs in a quantity not intended for self-consumption.

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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February 17th, 2013 at 12:04 pm

Internal Security: January 26, 2012‎

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Intelligence squad officers at the police central district have lodged a complaint against Nurit Bargig, a policewoman responsible for organizing volunteer workers at the Petach Tikva station, whose husband has been convicted of running illegal casinos twice. According to the complaint, it is inadmissible that she continue to serve while her husband is under police surveillance.

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January 26th, 2012 at 3:06 pm

Political: July 6, 2011

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The Knesset passed in second and third reading a new law, which gives police significant additional authority. Police can now not only take DNA samples from suspects and criminals, but also more easily forward the information collected to police departments abroad. It is now sufficient that a person is suspected in a crime, investigated but not even indicted, to add his or her genetic profile into the database. 14 Knesset members voted for the law.


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July 6th, 2011 at 3:45 pm

Police: 3rd January, 2011

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Eden Cohen, a Border Policeman, was indicted for stealing weapons and ammunition from the base in which he served, and sold it to criminals. (Hebrew)

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January 3rd, 2011 at 12:57 pm