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Innovation Exchange, No. 15: Israel Ministry of Public Security

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Hiddai Wagschal, Shaul Weisbank
Date Published
82 pages
This publication presents an overview of the activities of the Israel Ministry of Public Security for the year 2009-2010.
The Ministry of Public Security is the government authority in Israel responsible for the law enforcement and personal safety of all citizens in Israel. Over the past several decades, the Ministry has worked to extend the scope of its activities and strengthen its capabilities to achieve the goals of the Minister of Public Security. This publication presents the innovations and developments in the field of homeland security in the state of Israel through the efforts of the Ministry. Highlights presented in this publication include: Year in Review: 2009-2010; Coping with the Challenges of Law Enforcement; The Israel Prison Service: 60 Years of Dedicated Service; Developing Science and Technology Driven Public Security Policy Solutions; Economic Damage due to Crime in Israel 2008; Social Violence in Israel; Israel Police High School Program; A Multi-Year Mediation Program for the Resolution of Community Conflicts; Israel's Elite Non-Conventional Bomb Disposal Squad; The Israel Witness Protection Authority; The IPS's Unique Operational Intelligence Unit; and Leadership Development in the Israel Police.