Israel Police: 'Only commanders who had no connection at all to dealing with the fires remained' off duty.
Experts recommended buffer zones between homes and brush, but plan has been sitting on interior minister’s desk since 2014.
Until now, the police chief has received regular updates about investigations but has not had the authority to lead them.
Order comes after investigation of top security official on bribery suspicions leads to new information. Israel is also considering conducting additional investigations abroad.
After rape charge filed, police to check whether club owners knew about and concealed other sex-assault complaints against Alon Kastiel.
Since the police often fall short or ignore problems, local people are turning to traditional ways to solve disputes.
Avriel Bar-Yosef was appointed by Netanyahu to head the NSC, but gave up the job; suspected of promoting the interests of German businessman Herzog in return for financial benefits.
The shooter, who was wearing a motorcycle helmet, shot at the victim in front of children who were alighting from a bus.
The ostensible purpose of the businessman’s ties with the official was to enable him to buy a dockyard in Portugal where he could compress natural gas exported from Israel's Tamar field and ship it to customers.
Roni Alsheich made the comments in defense of his decision to reinstate a senior officer embroiled in a sexual harassment scandal in 2015.