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Tel Aviv to Lose Its Separate Police Force

From July 1st. the Tel Aviv police force will be amalgamated with the general Palestine police, like all the other municipal police forces in the country.

The decision to abolish the Tel Aviv police force as a separate municipal body was adopted several months ago. Mr. Dizengoff, the Mayor of Tel Aviv, took up the matter with the High Commissioner in December, when he paid his first official visit to the town, pointing out that the abolition of the Tel Aviv police force as a separate municipal body would involve the abolition of its specifically Jewish character, and urging that the project should be dropped.

In January it was stated that Mr. Spicer, the Chief of the Palestine Police, had reached an agreement with the Tel Aviv authorities satisfying their principal demands with regard to the maintenance of the Jewish character of the Tel Aviv police force.

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