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  • Hartford Police Department

    24.15 miles

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    The Police Department of Hartford, Connecticut, is among the departments that have sent delegates to Israel. Ursula Wiebusch serves as a Detective in the Hartford Police Department. Detective Wiebusch attended a training in Israel with JINSA as a delegate of the LEEP program. Detective Wiebusch handle the department's public record requests. A FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) request was routed to her unit regarding drone use over the community by the police, in which the request is rejected because "no documents within the Hartford Police Department [are] responsive to any portion of your request."

    One of the organizations that organize and sponsor these trainings is the Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA). JINSA is a think tank that advocates for US-Israeli security cooperation, increased domestic military spending, and military aid to Israel, and has board members with close ties to US defense Read more [...]

  • Stamford Police Department

    44.13 miles

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    The Police Department of Stamford, Connecticut, is among the departments that have sent delegates to Israel. Six officials who served in the Stamford Police Department attended a training in Israel with Security Solutions International (SSI), according to AIPAC, that was funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the non-profit Stamford Police Foundation. The officers planned to train members of their department as well as other local police departments upon their return. Department officials said they hope to send another delegation to Israel in the spring.

    Security Solutions International (SSI) is one of the private sector security firms that organize and sponsor these joint trainings. Security Solutions International Inc. provides training, media, conference, and consulting services to Homeland Security officials around the world. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Miami, Florida. SSI Read more [...]

  • Suffolk County Police Department

    51 miles

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    The Police Department of Suffolk County, New York, is among the departments whose police chiefs have advised JINSA. Chief James Burke was on JINSA's Board of Advisors for its LEEP trainings. He was arrested in 2015, on charges of assaulting a handcuffed suspect and conspiring to cover it up during a federal grand jury investigation.

    One of the organizations that organize and sponsor these trainings is the Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA). JINSA is a think tank that advocates for US-Israeli security cooperation, increased domestic military spending, and military aid to Israel, and has board members with close ties to US defense Read more [...]

  • Pittsfield Police Department

    59.08 miles

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    The Police Department of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, is among the departments that have sent delegates to Israel. Michael Wynn became Acting Chief of Pittsfield Police Department in 2007 and was appointed Chief in 2017. Wynn attended ADL's National Counter Terrorism Seminar in Israel in January 2013.

    One of the organizations that sponsors these trainings is the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). The ADL is a non-profit that works to combat anti-Semitism and advocate for Israel. In this context, the ADL runs a National Counter-Terrorism Seminar that has sent hundreds of top ranking officials to Israel to learn about Read more [...]

  • Nassau County Police Department

    70.94 miles

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    The Police Department of Nassau County, New York, is among the departments that have sent delegates to Israel. Lawrence W. Mulvey served as Commissioner of Nassau County Police Department between 2007 and 2011. Commissioner Mulvey attended a training in Israel with JINSA as a delegate of the LEEP program in February 2008.

    One of the organizations that organize and sponsor these trainings is the Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA). JINSA is a think tank that advocates for US-Israeli security cooperation, increased domestic military spending, and military aid to Israel, and has board members with close ties to US defense Read more [...]

  • NYC Metropolitan Transit Authority

    74.74 miles

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    The New York City Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) is among the transportation agencies that have sent delegates to Israel. Louis Anemone served as Chief of the New York Police Department from 1994-1999, and then as Director of Security at the MTA between 2001 and 2003. William A. Morange served as Director of Security and Deputy Executive Director of the MTA between 2003 and 2011.

    One of the organizations that organize and sponsor these trainings is the Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA). JINSA is a think tank that advocates for US-Israeli security cooperation, increased domestic military spending, and military aid to Israel, and has board members with close ties to US defense Read more [...]

  • New York Police Department

    77.81 miles

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    The Police Department of New York City (NYPD) is among the departments that have sent delegates to Israel. In 2002, the NYPD sent 5 officers to a training in Israel. In 2012, the NYPD officially opened an office in Israel (Kfar Saba) staffed with an NYPD detective that it continues to maintain today. Charlie Ben-Naim, a veteran NYPD police detective of Israeli origin, opened the department’s Israeli branch.

    The Police Department of New York City (NYPD) is among the departments that have sent delegates to Israel. The first official delegation JINSA organized in 2002 included former Chief of the department Louis Anemone from the NYPD and Chief Joseph Morris of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The Read more [...]

  • Rhode Island State Police

    78.12 miles

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    The State Police of Rhode Island is among the departments that have sent delegates to Israel and use Israeli-made private-sector technology to crack into mobile phones.

    One of the organizations that sponsors these trainings is the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). The ADL is a non-profit that works to combat anti-Semitism and advocate for Israel. In this context, the ADL runs a National Counter-Terrorism Seminar that has sent hundreds of top ranking officials to Israel to learn about Read more [...]

  • Port Authority of NY and NJ

    78.23 miles

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    The Police Department of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is among the agencies that have sent delegates to Israel. Christopher Trucillo served as Chief of the Port Authority Police Department between 2004 and 2008. Chief Christopher Trucillo attended a training in Israel with JINSA as a delegate of the LEEP program in April 2005.

    One of the organizations that organize and sponsor these trainings is the Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA). JINSA is a think tank that advocates for US-Israeli security cooperation, increased domestic military spending, and military aid to Israel, and has board members with close ties to US defense Read more [...]

  • Haverhill Police Department

    80.76 miles

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    The Police Department of Haverhill, Massachusetts, is among the departments that have sent delegates to Israel. Alan DeNaro served as Chief of Haverhill Police Department since 2002. Chief DeNaro attended a training in Israel with the ADL as a delegate of the National Counter-Terrorism Seminar in December 2017. According to US News, the tactics they learned from the Israeli military and police have already begun to be employed by city police.

    One of the organizations that sponsor these trainings is the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). The ADL is a non-profit that works to combat anti-Semitism and advocate for Israel. In this context, the ADL runs a National Counter-Terrorism Seminar that has sent hundreds of top ranking officials to Israel to learn about Read more [...]