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  • Bexar County Sheriff’s Office

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    The Sheriff's Office of Bexar County, Texas, is among the departments that have sent delegates to Israel. Amadeo Ortiz served as Sheriff of Bexar County between 2009 and 2012. Sheriff Ortiz attended a training in Israel in June 2011 with JINSA as a delegate of the LEEP program.

    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 [...]

  • Birmingham Police Department

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    The Police Department of Birmingham, Alabama, is among the departments that have sent delegates to Israel. Officials from the Birmingham Police Department attended a training in Israel with the ADL as delegates of the National Counter-Terrorism Seminar in March 2010.

    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 (NCTS) that has sent hundreds of top ranking officials to Israel to learn Read more [...]

  • Boca Raton Police Department

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    The Police Department of Boca Raton, Florida, is among the departments that have sent delegates to Israel. Shawn Fagan served as Captain of Boca Raton Police Department. Captain Fagan attended a training in Israel with the AJC as a delegate of Project Interchange in August 2003.

    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 Police Department of Boca Raton, Florida, Read more [...]

  • Boston Police Department

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    The Police Department of Boston, Massachusetts, is among the departments that have sent delegates to Israel. Over the years the department has sent Commissioner Paul F. Evans, Superintendent Fitzgerald, and Chief Gross to train in Israel. Paul F. Evans served as Commissioner of Boston Police Department between 1994-2003. As Commissioner, Paul F. Evans attended a training in Israel in 2003.

    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 [...]

  • Braselton Police Department

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    The Police Department of Braselton, Georgia, is among the departments that have sent delegates to Israel. Luis Solis served as Assistant Chief of Braselton Police Department, where he served for 11 years. Assistant Chief Solis attended a two-week training in Israel in 2013 as a delegate of GILEE. Solis currently serves as Chief Deputy of the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office.

    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 [...]

  • Brookhaven Police Department

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    The Police Department of Brookhaven, Georgia, is among the departments that have sent delegates to Israel. Gary Yandura has served as Chief of Brookhaven Police Department since 2013. Chief Yandura attended a GILEE training in Israel in 2015. Juan Grullon, Jr. served as a Lieutenant and is now Deputy Chief of Brookhaven Police Department, a position he currently remains in. Deputy Chief Grullon attended a GILEE training in Israel in 2016.

    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 [...]

  • Burlington Police Department (MA)

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    The Police Department of Burlington, Massachusetts, is among the departments that have sent delegates to Israel. Michael Kent has served as Chief of Burlington Police Department since January 2010. Chief Kent attended a training in Israel with the ADL as a delegate of the National Counter-Terrorism Seminar in January 2016.

    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 [...]

  • Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office

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    The Sheriff's Office of Calhoun County, Alabama, is among the departments that have sent delegates to Israel. A law enforcement official who served in the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office attended a training in Israel with AIPAC as a delegate of the American Israel Educational Foundation (AIEF).

    One of the organizations that organize and sponsor these trainings is the American Israel Education Foundation (AIEF). The AIEF is a 501(c)(3) organization affiliated with the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). AIPAC is a lobbying group that advocates pro-Israel policies to the Congress and Executive Branch of the United Read more [...]

  • California Highway Patrol

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    The California Highway Patrol is one of the departments that uses Israeli private-sector technology. The California Highway Patrol spent $16,659 to crack into phones using Israeli tech firm Cellebrite. California Highway Patrol 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 California Highway Patrol is one Read more [...]

  • Cambridge Police Department

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    The Police Department of Cambridge, Massachusetts, is among the departments that have sent delegates to Israel. Robert Haas served as Commisioner of Cambridge Police Department until 2016. Stephen Ahearn served as Lieutenant of and Deputy Superintendent of Cambridge Police Department. Haas and Ahearn both attended the same training in Israel in November 2008 with the ADL as a delegate of the National Counter-Terrorism Seminar.

    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 [...]