The Israel Police is a civilian force in the State of Israel. It works to enforce the
law in the spirit of the fundamental values of the State of Israel, with the goal of
providing personal security and quality of life to the residents.
At present, Israel Police is concentrating its activity on strengthening the personal security of Israel’s residents, with an emphasis on the war on crime and the war on traffic accidents. Israel Police acts in order to enforce the law, to maintain public order, to protect life and property, while respecting fundamental human rights. The service of the Israel Police is based upon recognition of the national mission it fulfills, while identifying with the values of the State of Israel as encompassed in Israel’s declaration of independence. The Israel Police's values are the moral compass, which directs the behavior of all police personnel. It is under the jurisdiction of the Internal Security ministry of Israel.