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  • Vermont State Police

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    The Vermont State Police is one of the departments that uses Israeli private-sector technology. Vermont State Police spent $96,977.92 to crack into phones using Israeli tech firm Cellebrite, according to public record requests by Motherboard. Vermont State Police uses Cellebrite's technology to bypass phone passwords and security mechanisms to retrieve call logs, text messages, and in some cases even deleted data.

    One of the private companies that transfer technology to police departments is the Israel-based Cellebrite. Cellebrite is a “mobile forensics” firm that manufactures data extraction, transfer and analysis devices for cellular phones and mobile devices for law enforcement, military and intelligence, and corporate customers. The Vermont State Police is one Read more [...]

  • Virginia Beach Police Department

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    The Police Department of Virginia Beach, Virginia, is among the departments that have sent delegates to Israel. The Deputy Chief of Virginia Beach Police Department attended a training in Israel with the ADL as a delegate of the National Counter-Terrorism Seminar in September 2008.

    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 [...]

  • Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department

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    The Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, D.C., is among the departments that have sent delegates to Israel. Charles H. Ramsey served as Chief of the Washington DC Metropolitan Police Department between 1998 and 2007. Paul A. Quander, Jr. served as Deputy Mayor for Public Safety and Justice from 2012, up until his death in 2016. Chief Ramsay attended a training in Israel in 2005 organized by Chuck Wexler, the executive director of the Police Executive Research Forum. Deputy Major Quander attended a training in Israel with the AJC as a delegate of Project Interchange in 2011. His trip included a stop at Gilboa Prison, where Palestinians remain imprisoned by Israeli occupation authorities against international law.

    One of the organizations that organize and sponsor these trainings is the American Jewish Committee (AJC). The AJC’s Project Interchange brings government officials, policy makers, media officials, civic and student leaders to Israel to meet with their counterparts, including senior Israeli government officials. The Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, D.C., Read more [...]

  • Washington State Patrol

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    The State Patrol of Washington is among the departments that have sent delegates to Israel. John R. Batiste served as Chief of Washington State Patrol since 2005. Chief Batiste attended a training in Israel with JINSA as a delegate of the LEEP program in June 2011. Batiste is an executive board member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police Governing Body.

    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 [...]

  • Wellesley Police Department

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    The Police Department of Wellesley, Massachusetts, is among the departments that have sent delegates to Israel. Terrence M. Cunningham has served as Chief of Wellesley Police Department since 1999. Chief Cunningham attended a training in Israel with the ADL as a delegate of the National Counter-Terrorism Seminar in November 2014. Chief Cunningham serves as Deputy Executive Director of the International Association of Chiefs of Police since 2017.

    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 [...]

  • West Goshen Police Department

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    The Police Department of West Goshen, Pennsylvania, is among the departments that have sent delegates to Israel. Mike Carroll served as Chief of West Goshen Police Department until 2011. Chief Mike Carroll attended a training in Israel with JINSA as a delegate of the LEEP program in February 2008, following which he served as President of the International Association of Chiefs of Police from 2009 to 2010.

    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 [...]

  • West Point Police Department

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    The Police Department of West Point, Georgia, is among the departments that have sent delegates to Israel. David Kerr served as Chief of West Point Police Department between 1987 and 2009. Chief Kerr attended a GILEE training in Israel in 2000, and served on GILEE’s Law Enforcement Advisory Board.

    The Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange (GILEE) is one of the organizations that organize and sponsor these joint trainings. As a joint program of the 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 Read more [...]

  • Winder Police Department

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    The Police Department of Winder, Georgia, is among the departments that have sent delegates to Israel. Stanley Rodgers served as Chief of Winder Police Department until 2011. Chief Rodgers attended a GILEE training in Israel in 2010.

    The Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange (GILEE) is one of the organizations that organize and sponsor these joint trainings. As a joint program of the 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 Read more [...]