The Steep Price of Negligence Israel Police Paid Millions in Compensation in 2012 Over Negligence, Assaults

An internal report reveals that the police has paid out NIS 104 million in public funds in five years to address claims of mishandling citizens' cases.

In front of thousands of police, Police Commissioner Yohanan Danino stood onstage at the Latrun national memorial site last Wednesday for an evening dedicated to police excellence in 2012. Danino had yet to receive the results of the police’s own committee of inquiry regarding its conduct in handling the recent Al-Fura’a case. In Al-Fura’a, a Bedouin mother repeatedly reported to police that her husband was...