Commissioner-in-waiting blasts mudslinging campaign against him.
Former military leaders reiterate findings from Second Lebanon War; acting police chief gets another 45 days.
AG set to examine materials concerning two defense deals by prospective police chief and former IDF commander.
The attorney general is examining information that Brig. Gen. (res.) Gal Hirsch may have been involved in improper actions in two defense contracts.
Parents whose children were killed under Hirsch's command during Second Lebanon War meet minister, present him with reports on Hirsch's conduct that they say he wasn't aware of.
Gilad Erdan hopes to expand the roles of senior police officers to keep them in the force.
Gal Hirsch served as head of IDF’s Galilee Division during the Second Lebanon War.It was Hezbollah’s cross-border kidnapping of two soldiers under his command that sparked the conflict.
Parents of IDF soldiers killed in Lebanon have a say on the appointment of Gal Hirsch, according to sources in the police and Public Security Ministry.
Brig. Gen. Gal Hirsch is taking the helm of a police force in crisis. Here are some of the major challenges he will face when he assumes his post.
Public Security Minister Erdan had been expected to pick someone from outside of the police ranks, though his associates insisted otherwise.