IDF Southern Command Chief Shortlisted for Police Commissioner

Erdan reportedly weighing Gen. Sami Turgeman for next Police Commissioner, noting latter's popularity, integrity; Ministry denies reports.Tova Dvorin, 5/31/2015, 10:26 AM

Erdan's Plans: Revamp the Israel Police, Fight BDS

Details of agreement between PM and Internal Security, Strategic Affairs Min. Gilad Erdan emerge. Erdan: this is a challenge, opportunity.Tova Dvorin, 5/26/2015, 10:11 AM

Policeman Who Beat Ethiopian Soldier Fired

Police Commissioner Yohanan Danino announces steps against officer involved in brutal beating; second officer apparently not disciplined.Tova Dvorin, 5/13/2015, 8:12 PM

Aharonovich: Yisrael Beytenu Hinted Me to Leave

Public Security Minister says hint to 'make way' for younger MKs - not corruption case, poor job performance - led him to resign.Tova Dvorin, 5/1/2015, 11:39 AM

Police Officer Who Assaulted IDF Soldier Suspended

Police chief announces suspension of officer caught on camera brutally assaulting uniformed soldier trying to return home.Orli Harari, Ari Yashar, 4/28/2015, 7:01 PM

Investigation into Shas Voting Fraud Takes Off

After witnesses claimed Shas paid them for votes, the Attorney General and Israel Police have been approached to start an investigation.Tova Dvorin, 4/1/2015, 4:23 PM

Police Chief Backs Criminal Probe into Netanyahu Household

As fallout from State Comptroller's report heats up, Police Commissioner says former employee's testimony may spark criminal investigation.Cynthia Blank, 2/22/2015, 11:41 AM

Senior Police Commander Will Be Fired

Hof District Commander Major General Haggai Dotan is suspected of sexual harassment of five policewomen.Arutz Sheva, 2/18/2015, 8:55 AM

Polygraph Scrapped for Israel Police Officers

Compromise ruling between Aharonovich, A-G Yehuda Weinstein: officers to sign affidavit claiming no criminal record. Is it enough?Tova Dvorin, 2/13/2015, 2:28 PM

Deputy Police Commissioner Named in Sixth Police Scandal

Direct subordinate of Yohanan Danino suspected of engaging in inappropriate relationship with junior police officer.Tova Dvorin, 1/27/2015, 9:51 AM

Judea-Samaria District Commander Resigns Amid Scandal

Commander Koby Cohen steps down amid allegations of an inappropriate relationship with subordinate; sixth scandal in police under Danino.Orly Harari and Tova Dvorin, 1/24/2015, 7:43 PM

Watch: Bedouin Rioters Hurl Explosives at Police in Rahat

Negev town continues to spiral out of control after death of two residents during police activity; video shows officers saved from Arab mob.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2015, 11:02 PM

Danino: Temple Mount an 'Existential Threat to Israel'

Police Chief calls visits to the holiest site in Judaism 'dangerous as Iranian nuclear weapons,' over threat to discriminatory status quo.Yaakov Levi, 1/14/2015, 8:55 PM

Police Chief Awards Elite 'Arab' Undercover Unit

Danino visits Judea-Samaria base of mista'aravim, undercover forces disguised as Arabs, recognizes their excellence.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 12/30/2014, 7:46 PM

Mayors to Police: Stop Ignoring Roadside Murder

Regional Council heads write to security establishment chiefs in Israel, demand justiuce for 63 year-old mowed down by Arabs.Tova Dvorin, 12/30/2014, 7:48 AM

Police Reject Yisrael Beytenu Claims of 'Political Targeting'

Danino dismisses claims that corruption investigation of party ministers meant to affect elections, after over year of investigation.Oranit Etzer, Ari Yashar, 12/24/2014, 1:22 PM

Elections to Postpone Police Chief Replacement?

Coalition dissolution leads to legal issue for the police force. A-G: We can't have new security minister, police heads at the same time.Tova Dvorin, 12/3/2014, 4:35 PM

Police Chief Appeals to Tourists: Return to Jerusalem

Commissioner Danino asks Israelis to go back to living life normally in the Holy City but admits situation is tense.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 11/30/2014, 7:21 PM

Danino Vows to Ban Nationalist MKs from Ascending Temple Mount

Police Commissioner refuses to back down from statements supporting discriminatory 'status quo' on Judaism's holiest site.Ido Ben-Porat and Tova Dvorin, 11/28/2014, 2:12 PM

Danino Not Backing Down from Temple Mount Statements

Police Commissioner says his criticism of MKs who visit the Temple Mount was only directed at those who make their visits public.Yishai Karov, 11/27/2014, 1:15 AM

Edelstein Demands Reprimand for Danino Over Temple Mount Remarks

Edelstein fires back at Aharonovich over Danino's stance against MKs ascending Temple Mount, says 'it is not his place to give advice.'Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 11/26/2014, 5:15 PM

Police Chief Against Right-Wing Visits to Temple Mount

Danino says MKs like Feiglin should be banned from Mount, after attorney general orders to let them up in accordance with Israeli law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2014, 6:42 PM

Security Min. Vows 'All Actions Necessary' in Response to Attack

Police Commissioner Yohanan Danino and Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovich vow to heighten police presence, crack down.Tova Dvorin, 11/18/2014, 9:39 AM

Arab Sector Strikes, Blame Aharonovich for Shooting Israeli Arab

'Solidarity strike' for eliminated terrorist in Arab sector; Arabs - like Jews - blame Aharonovich for security spiraling out of control.Tova Dvorin, 11/9/2014, 1:16 PM

Aharonovich at Attack Scene Warns: 'It's Not the Last'

Interior Security minister says security can't be achieved by given time limit, Bennett: 'Abbas drove the death car in Jerusalem.'Ari Yashar, 11/5/2014, 1:26 PM

Stormy Cabinet Meeting Erupts Over Glick Shooting

MKs rip into Internal Security Minister, Police Commissioner for Glick shooting, violence in J'lem, and incitement in stormy hearing.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 11/2/2014, 2:11 PM

Police Commissioner Says No Knowledge of Threats to Glick's Life

Police chief insists there were no specific threats to Yehuda Glick's life that required police action - despite five complaints to police.Ido Ben Porat, Gil Ronen, 10/30/2014, 6:09 PM

Police Chief Praises Cop Who Shot Jerusalem Terrorist

Police Commissioner Yohanan Danino says increased security in capital will go on 'for as long as necessary.'Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 10/23/2014, 2:08 PM

Details Emerge on 'Comprehensive Plan' to Make Jerusalem Safer

Police staff, special forces to work together to quell the capital's 'silent intifada,' Jerusalem Police Cmmdr. reveals.Tova Dvorin, 10/22/2014, 5:06 PM

Police to Establish New Task Force to Tackle Jerusalem Unrest

As 'silent intifada' rages with attacks against Jewish residents and Israeli security forces, police chief pledges new push to end violence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/21/2014, 9:18 PM

Aharonovich, Danino Meet to Dispel Frenzy over Police Scandals

Reconciliation between feuding minister, police chief comes after police warn the public that fascination with scandals 'harming the force.'Tova Dvorin, 10/14/2014, 4:02 PM

Public Feud Between Danino, Aharonovich Exasperates Police

Senior officer says spat over succession is 'unnecessary,' exacerbates media rumormongering.Tova Dvorin, 10/13/2014, 8:29 PM

New Jerusalem District Commander: Maj. Gen. Moshe Edri

Maj. Gen. Motti Cohen also appointed as Central District Commander, as attempts to clean up Israel's police force continue.Tova Dvorin, 10/6/2014, 7:47 PM

Police Commissioner Vows Crackdown on Scandal in the Force

Danino thunders threats of accountability at rogue officers, as measures to control flood of rumors regarding dismissals continue.Tova Dvorin, 10/1/2014, 4:42 PM

Aharonovitch Vows to Instill 'New Spirit' in Scandal-Hit Police

Yitzhak Aharonovitch issues sharp warning to rogue policemen, as series of odd announcements in police force continue.Nir Har-Zahav and Tova Dvorin, 9/30/2014, 3:20 PM

New Recruits to Take Lie Detector Test, Rules Police Chief

Potential police candidates to require polygraph exams, ruled police chief Danino, as another top officer leaves the force.Tova Dvorin, 9/30/2014, 3:02 PM

SWAT Unit Praised After Elimination of Teens' Murderers

Border Police unit played 'decisive role' in maintaining national security, Police Commissioner commends Tuesday.Orly Harari, 9/23/2014, 3:01 PM

Police on High Alert After Hamas Breaches Truce

Rocket fire, calls for terror war prompt emergency deployment of thousands of police officers.Benny Moshe, 8/20/2014, 4:56 PM

Shelly Dadon's Family Calls For Terror Recognition

Family of murdered 19-year-old holds press conference, based on classified police info demands murder be known as terrorism.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 6/30/2014, 11:27 AM

MK Calls to Wait on Police Inquiry Until After Boys are Found

Yoni Chetboun encourages end to 'public assault' on police, says investigation hinders resources necessary for search.Tova Dvorin, 6/20/2014, 12:51 PM

Police Close Two Hamas Institutions in Jerusalem

Police commissioner signs order to close Hamas fronts 'Namaa Association for Social Creativity" and 'Sur Bahar Charity Council.'Ari Yashar, 6/19/2014, 9:46 PM

Police Begin Investigation into Mishandling Abduction

'The police will conduct an investigation without making compromises or cutting corners,' Police Commissioner Yohanan Danino promises.Ido Ben-Porat, 6/18/2014, 8:12 PM

Police Stall Over Delayed Kidnapping Report

Police stress that the focus is on where the boys are now, not what led to the long delay in the search - but criticism continues.Tova Dvorin and Gil Ronen, 6/16/2014, 9:15 AM

'We Are Relating to Organized Crime As Terror Organizations'

Police Commissioner Yohanan Danino vows to continue fight against organized crime, at Eilat journalism conference.Tova Dvorin, 11/12/2013, 11:42 AM

‘Tasers Are Not the Problem – Violence is the Problem’

Criticism as police ban tasers. ‘The problem isn’t tasers – the problem is police violence,’ says Avi Naim.Maayana Miskin, 8/18/2013, 3:20 PM

Police to Halt Taser Use

Outcry over video of officers shocking prone suspect leads police commander to suspend taser use.Maayana Miskin, 8/18/2013, 11:15 AM

Commissioner: Demos were 'Well Planned Violence'

Police Commissioner Danino: "Freedom to demonstrate must not turn into chaos."Gil Ronen, 6/26/2012, 2:02 PM

Police Phone Receptionists to be Retrained?

After receptionist failed to help driver avoid horrific accident, police may do some rethinking.Gil Ronen, 6/3/2012, 9:49 PM

Police: Tombstone Desecration Hooligans, not 'Price Tag'

Police say investigators suspect the Yafo graveyard desecration was the work of soccer hooligans, not nationalist activists.Gabe Kahn., 10/10/2011, 5:33 PM

Veteran Counter-terrorism Officer Laid to Rest

Hundreds come to pay their final respects to Pascal Avrahami, 49, who died in an exchange of gunfire with terrorists.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/19/2011, 8:57 PM