From the ban on going out to demonstrations to strengthening enforcement in city centers • This is how the police intend to enforce the second closure
The police held a briefing tonight (Thursday) ahead of the full closure that will begin tomorrow at 2:00 PM, led by Lt. Gen. Yishai Shalem, Chief of Operations. From tomorrow until October 11. "
Photo: Police Spokeswoman
Photo: Police Spokeswoman
According to the police, there are 3 frameworks of regulations that the public will have to obey: a ban on leaving the house for more than 1000 meters, except for vital work, all businesses except selling food and medicine and gatherings according to an outline of 20 people in the public space. Of less than 2 meters.
According to Shalem Shalem, all the districts were prepared for the event and the goal is to have a wide deployment in accordance with the regulations. The work will be carried out in 2 axes: verification of exit over 1000 meters and between cities and entrances through checkpoints.
Regarding the demonstrations, he said: "We will also resolutely deal with protests that have no purpose of protest but defiance and beeping on the law. There are all sorts of statements by various elements violating the guidelines. We are experienced enough to know what defiance is and we will deal with determination. "We need to take off a mask. We will warn the public and enforce non-wearing of masks."
Regarding prayers, Shalem said that the police "hope that we will not have to deal with places where there will be blatant violations." Regarding enforcement in the synagogues, he said that "we do not yet know what the outline of the prayers will be.
We will act in accordance with what will be determined and especially where things will be blatant. "He added that" we will not allow the public to ease their illness.
The public consciousness should be such that it understands that the situation is serious.
Police activity is designed to lower the morbidity status.
We expect civilian discipline. "
According to the police, the person in charge of the economy is the National Emergency Authority.
Regarding vital workers we will show patience we will hear the people and where they work.
We will allow to pass and for those who do not have an explanation will be rotated and enforced through fines.
Regarding educational institutions - there will be cooperation between the local authorities and the Ministry of Education to ensure that they are closed.
During Yom Kippur, the number of checkpoints will decrease in accordance with public behavior, including Yom Kippur.
There is still a requirement to adhere to all restrictions - including gatherings.
Cycling is allowed and not restricted.
Regarding the purchase of the four species in preparation for Sukkot, the course of action has not yet been determined.
The regular markets are scheduled to close starting tomorrow including hawker stalls.
Currently, until October 1, it is allowed to sell supplies for the construction of a sukkah only in closed shops.
On the outline of the demonstrations in Balfour, Shalem said that "there are regulations and they are clear to us but the responsibility is on the public.
We will deal with any violation.
In the end - the demonstration area in Balfour has a defined compound that we enlarged to allow space.
What we enforce in the compound is the issue of mask and crowding.
If it seems that in the demonstrations there are groups that are crowded, we will announce them first.
Or they will disperse and if there is no fine of a thousand shekels.
"As far as we know, they are currently working on changing legislation in order to ban more than 1,000 meters from leaving for a demonstration."
During the weekend you will work against holding various parties and mock demonstrations.
As of Tuesday, when it comes to going to work, the intention is to issue permits to move to vital jobs, but the police do not have specific information on the subject.
In addition, the police centers are open to the public and all information can also be updated on the police website.