Shaul Rosolio

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Shaul Rosolio (Hebrew: שאול רוזוליו‎; 1923-1992) was the 5th Israeli Police Commissioner, in the years 1972-1977.


Rosolio was born in 1923 in Tel Aviv. Rosolio's brother Daniel later became a Knesset member.

At age 19 Rosolio enlisted and served as a guard in 1946. During the Israeli War of Independence he helped build a training program for the Israel Police. Rosolio enlisted with the rank of inspector. He served at the national headquarters and in 1951 he was appointed commander of the police training base. In 1956 he was appointed deputy commander of the District. Later he became deputy commander of the Jerusalem district.

In 1960 he was responsible for the place of imprisonment of Adolf Eichmann.[1] From 1962 to 1970 was commander of the Southern District. From 1970 - 1972 he was chief of the police organization.[2] On 1 August 1972 he was appointed assistant chief, and after the death of commissioner Aaron Rock, Rosolio was appointed commissioner on November 1.[3] On 30 December 1977 he retired as Israeli ambassador to Mexico. he was buried in Mount Herzl in Jerusalem.


Police appointments
Preceded by
Aharon Sela
General Commissioner of the Israel Police
1972 – 1976
Succeeded by
Haim Tavori