A law unto themselves
When the police's disciplinary court hands down derisory sentences for serious offenses, it seems that there's one set of rules for civilians and another for cops.
The Israel Police's disciplinary court looks like a real courtroom. Directives specify its accoutrements, where the witnesses are to stand and exactly where the defense and prosecution tables are to be placed. But a glance at the decisions taken here reveals the extent of the gap between the law for civilians and the law for Israel's men and women in blue.
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