News Briefs

  7/29/2011, Tammuz 27, 5771

New Police Officers to be Paid More

The Public Safety Ministry and the Treasury are expected to sign an agreement, next week, on salaries for police officers. The agreement calls for new officers recruited to the force to be paid higher salaries than currently paid to rookies.

Public Safety Minister Yitzchak Aharonovich has asked his staff to start talks with the Finance Ministry on pensions for retired officers.