One of the organizations that organize and sponsor these joint trainings is the Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange (GILEE), a joint program of Georgia State University and local law enforcement. GILEE works to foster cooperation between law enforcement agencies in Georgia and Israel, educating Israeli law enforcement on community policing Read more [...]
The Police Department of Atlanta, Georgia, is among the departments that have sent delegates to Israel. George Turner served as Chief of Atlanta Police Department between 2010 and 2016. Chief Turner attended a training in Israel as a delegate of GILEE. After Chief TurnerÍs visit, the Atlanta Police Department created and implemented the Video Integration Center, a sophisticated network of more than 5,300 both public and private cameras. The Video Integration Center helps to proactively monitor crime and is modeled after the command and control center in the Old City of Jerusalem. Chief Turner currently serves as Vice President of Safety and Security for the Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena.