Israel – 8 Year Sentence For Top Cop In Bribery Scandal

The Jerusalem District Court on Sunday sentenced to eight years in prison a disgraced former police officer who was convicted of leaking sensitive information in exchange for cash in a corruption scandal that rocked Israel’s law enforcement establishment. Read more

Israel – Police Probe False Burial In Bizarre Case From Haifa To Russia

The police are investigating the case of a man who fled abroad, died there and whose body was brought back to Israel and buried under a false identity. Read more

Israeli Prosecutors Seek 10-year Sentence For Corrupt Cop

Justice Ministry investigators yesterday asked Jerusalem District Court Judge Jacob Zaban to sentence former police officer Eran Malka to 10 years in prison for giving sensitive information to attorney Ronel Fisher so the latter could offer it to his clients in exchange for bribes. Read more

Several Police officers Reassigned After Probe Into Jerusalem Gay Pride Attack

Police on Sunday issued the findings of a probe into police handling of the stabbing attack at the Jerusalem gay pride parade last month in which 16-year-old Shira Banki was killed and five other people were injured. Read more

Israel Police: ‘Dark Net’ Child Pornography Ring Busted

Police have arrested over a dozen Israelis from across the country they say are suspected of conspiring to trade child pornography, using the “Dark Net” to cover their tracks. Read more

Jerusalem – Mount of Olive Graves Smashed, Trees Set on Fire

The Mount of Olives cemetery was vandalized overnight Wednesday, with gravestones smashed and trees and bushes set ablaze. Read more

Israel – Missing 16-Year Old

The Israel Police has asked the general public to assist it in the search for Hagit Prezberg, 16, of Petach Tikva. Read more

FBI Gave Israel Police Intel on Gal Hirsch In 2013, But No Probe Launched

Israel Police received materials from the FBI in 2013 about allegedly improper defense deals in which prospective police commissioner Maj. Gen (res.) Gal Hirsch’s security company may have been involved, but didn’t launch their own investigation into the incidents. Read more

Israel – Attorney General Investigates Gal Hirsch For Money Laundering

Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein is examining information received by police regarding Brig. Gen. (Res.) Gal Hirsch, recently nominated as Israel police chief, and the possibility that Hirsch broke the law by engaging in money laundering. Read more

Critics of Gal Hirsch As Israel Police Chief Should Look In The Mirror

Pay close attention to those who aligned themselves on Wednesday with critics of the appointment of Brig. Gen. (ret.) Gal Hirsch as Israel Police chief: Moshe Karadi, a former commissioner himself, whose appointment prompted four other, veteran police figures to resign in opposition. Read more