Palestine Investigated: The Criminal Investigation Department Of The Palestine Police Force, 1920?1948 by Eldad HarouviPalestine Investigated: The Criminal Investigation Department Of The Palestine Police Force, 1920?1948 by Eldad Harouvi

Palestine Investigated: The Criminal Investigation Department Of The Palestine Police Force, 1920…

byEldad Harouvi

Hardcover | November 1, 2016

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This book tells the story of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Palestine Police Force (PPF) in the historical context which impacted the CID’s missions, methods, and composition. At first, the CID was engaged in providing technical assistance for criminal investigation. Following the PPF’s poor performance in the Arab Revolt in 1929, a commission of inquiry, headed by Sir Herbert Dowbiggin, recommended adding intelligence gathering and surveillance of political elements to police functions. Teams were set up and a Special Branch established. From 1932 the CID deployed a network of “live sources” among the Arabs and issued intelligence summaries evaluating Arab and Jewish political activity.
Eldad Harouvi is a military historian and director of the Palmach Archive in Tel Aviv. He specializes in the role of British Intelligence during the Palestine Mandate. His MA thesis examined British Intelligence cooperation with the Jewish Agency during the Second World War. Dr Harouvi was previously an officer in the IDF Military Inte...
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Title:Palestine Investigated: The Criminal Investigation Department Of The Palestine Police Force, 1920…Format:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 9.75 × 6.75 × 1 inPublished:November 1, 2016Publisher:Sussex Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1845198093

ISBN - 13:9781845198091

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