Police Commissioner’s statements on sexual harassment spark ire from MKs, womens’ groups

The Israel Police are not above the law, the head of the Knesset Committee on the Status of Women and Gender Equality said Monday, the day after it emerged that National Police Commissioner Roni Alsheich said police will no longer investigate anonymous sexual harassment complaints issued against police commanders.

“The Commissioner doesn’t have the authority to make this sort of decision. The law against sexual harassment is very clear in its obligations and requires the investigation of all anonymous complaints in any institution,” committee chief MK Aida Tuma Sliman (Joint List) said Monday, adding “the Israel Police are not above the law.”

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Police-Commissioners-statements-on-sexual-harassment-spark-ire-from-MKs-womens-groups-447865

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