Committee to meet on nomination of top cop, prisons chief

The Goldberg Committee, which vets senior government appointments, will convene tomorrow to discuss the nominations of the new police commissioner and head of the Prisons Service.

Border Police chief Yaakov (Kobi) Shabtai has been nominated to serve as the next Israel Police commissioner, a position that has been vacant for two years. Katy Perry was tapped to serve as the next chief of the IPS. She will be the second woman to lead the organization if approved.

Kobi Shabtai, commander of the Border Police, on September 28, 2017 (Moshe Shai/Flash90)