we are yatar ctu

ISRAEL’S ELITE COUNTER TERROR UNIT

who we are

Elite Police Volunteer Counter Terror Unit

YATAR CTU, a division of the Israel Police Force, was established to work hand in hand with the various Special Commando Forces to combat terrorism.

The majority of our volunteers who come to YATAR from all walks of life, are specially trained by the Israel Police Force. Additionally, YATAR counts amongst it ranks quite a number of individuals who were trained and served in elite units of the police force and army

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150

Total volunteers

04

Units in Field

67

Emergencies Handled

03

Military Branches

our military background includes

SAYERET

Reconnaissance Units, in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), specialize in intelligence gathering and surveillance…

MISTA’ARVIM

Counter-terrorism Units of the IDF and IBP whose members are specifically trained to operate undercover, in enemy territory, in order to assassinate or capture wanted terrorists.

YAMAM

Reconnaissance Units, in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), specialize in intelligence gathering and surveillance…

YOUR CONTRIBUTION WILL MAKE THE DIFFERENCE

As YATAR receives zero funding from any government body, this means that “ALL” equipment, uniforms and terrain vehicles need to purchased via fund-raised dollars.

why we do it

Our volunteers come from multiple branches of the military and police.

The latest wave of terrorism, primarily perpetrated by acts of lone assassins, requires the ability to capture the terrorists as quickly as possible, prior to committing a terrorist act. The obstacle which arises is pursuing these terrorists after they have slipped into alleyways of Jerusalem’s Old City, or escaping back to their villages. This is the main focus of YATAR’s volunteers.

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