NEW YORK (Sep. 11)
Recently laid-off city policemen have been offered an opportunity to seek employment as police officers in Israel. At a meeting Tuesday jointly sponsored by the Shomrim Society, an association of Jewish police officers, and B’nai B’rith, alternative job options were outlined to out of work policemen.
Yitzchak Friedman, director of employment services of the Israel Aliya Center, which is sponsored by the World Zionist Organization, informed the gathering of Jewish policemen that approximately 200 job openings exist in Israel’s police departments. He also spoke about the many other career opportunities available for those officers who wish to retrain for new professions in Israel.
A representative who speaks for various law enforcement agencies in Israel is in New York to interview prospective candidates. A special program to absorb American policemen into the Israeli law enforcement field has been developed. Friedman said.