National Traffic Police

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The National Traffic Police (Hebrew: משטרת תנועה ארצית‎, Mishteret Tnu'a Artzit, abbr. Matna) is the main Israeli traffic law enforcement unit. It was founded in September 1991 and in 1997 subordinated to the newly created Traffic Department of the Israel Police.


The National Traffic Police is divided into five regional units and a national patrol unit.[1] The regional units are:

  • Northern District Traffic Police
  • Central District Traffic Police
  • Tel Aviv District Traffic Police
  • Jerusalem District Traffic Police
  • Southern District Traffic Police


  1. ^ "National Traffic Police" (in Hebrew). Israel Police. Retrieved 2009-07-17.

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