St. Louis County chief will travel to Israel

St. Louis County chief will travel to Israel

  • 0
Subscribe today: $3/3 months

St. Louis County police chief Tim Fitch will be traveling to Israel next month to learn how Israeli police, intelligence and security forces work to prevent terrorist attacks.

Fitch will visit for a week with other law enforcement officials from across the United States, including representatives of the FBI and Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The trip is part of the Anti-Defamation League's National Counter-Terrorism seminar.

Fitch and the others will visit Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Tiberias, among other cities. The Israel National Police and senior officials from Israel's defense forces, intelligence and security organizations will meet with the Americans.

St. Louis County police houses the region's anti-terrorism center.


Be the first to know

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Related to this story

Most Popular

Missouri mobilizes the National Guard to help with the state's COVID-19 response. A St. Clair County woman becomes the first virus death in the Metro East. Lincoln County reports its first two cases. Build-a-Bear closes all its stores. And business columnist David Nicklaus says the $2 trillion stimulus package is unprecedented, but may not be enough. These are Friday's developments.

Missouri saw a 600 percent increase in coronavirus cases last week - the most in the nation. Hospitals are rationing some supplies for medical workers around St. Louis. The traffic division of the St. Louis Police, about 15 to 20 officers, is under quarantine. Parks are open for a spring weekend in St. Louis, but social distancing is a must. These are Saturday's developments.

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.


News Alerts

Blues News

Breaking News

Cardinals News

Daily 6

National Breaking News