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 [...]
Austin Police Department
The Police Department of Austin, Texas, is among the departments that have sent delegates to Israel. Art Acevedo served as Chief of Austin Police Department between 2007 and 2016. Chief Acevedo attended a training in Israel with JINSA as a delegate of the LEEP program in February 2008. His training also includes a Hispanic Leadership Trip to Israel. He currently serves as Chief of Houston Police Department.