In lawless Israeli Arab town, teens get to meet their local police

25.05.2012                      04.Siwan. 5772                    Tag 48 des Omer

Innenpolitik:

In lawless Israeli Arab town, teens get to meet their local police

38 teenagers take part in a young leadership program, the brainchild of police commander of the central district.

Last Monday just before 7 A.M., detectives from the police station in the central Israeli Arab city of Taibeh entered a local home to conduct a search. They went into a bedroom where a 17-year-old boy was sleeping. The police told him to get up, and when they turned over his mattress, they found a loaded gun. The boy told the police he had gotten the weapon after being threatened by a number of other young men in town….