Senior police officers: Three extras are expected to retire with the election of the commissioner
Sources point to a tense atmosphere in the organization ahead of the announcement by Internal Security Minister Amir Ohana, which is expected to happen in the coming days. According to senior officials, the fact that he is a retired officer or officer is encouraging, but the absence of a permanent commissioner for nearly two years has raised expectations among many of the extrasTags
- Commissioner of Police
- Amir Ohana
- Ministry of Homeland Security
- Israel Police
Learn LevyTuesday, August 11, 2020, 7:30 p.m.
Senior police officers say that at least three are retiring the next commissioner identity advertising. This assessment comes from the publication of Walla! News, according to which the Ministry of Public Security official said that the next police chief will come from the ranks of the organization or have retired officer.
One of the factors said that this message "The fact that they will not land a reserve general who does not know the police is encouraging, there are enough worthy extras," a senior police official told Walla! NEWS. However, he added that The move is expected to advance officers from the least senior ranks to the top of the police force, and in fact lead to a change of generations in the organization.
Senior police officials testify to a tense atmosphere ahead of the announcement of the candidate of the Minister of Internal Security, Amir Ohana. Whenever the issue of appointing a commissioner comes up for discussion, rumors arise about the retirement of extras. This time, the fact that no permanent commissioner has been appointed since December 2018 has raised expectations for the position of extras.
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Another senior officer added in a conversation with Walla! NEWS that the police are in one of their most difficult periods: "For almost two years there has been no permanent commissioner, and all the extras are fighting among themselves below the surface for the job." . He said, "Most of the time here we are dealing with articles that are published and the names of potential candidates, it only does damage to the police."
Ohana is expected to announce his candidacy for the position in the coming days. According to the senior official in the Ministry of Internal Security, "Minister Ohana prefers to appoint someone who knows the police well and not a former military man, contrary to rumors. It has many advantages."
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Seven candidates are taking part in the race for the senior position: Acting Commissioner Moti Cohen, Jerusalem District Commander Superintendent Doron Yedidi, Deputy Commissioner Superintendent Alon Asor, Northern District Commander Superintendent Shimon Lavi, Southern District Commander Superintendent Yoram Sofer and District Commander S. Moshe Barkat is standing. Outside the police, retired Yoram Halevi and retired Shlomi Michael are running for the position.