The head of Louisiana State Police is representing the US in a conference in Jerusalem this week.
Col. Mike Edmonson was selected, along with 15 other police executives, because of his position with the International Association of Chiefs of Police.
The group is meeting with the Jewish Institute of National Security Affairs, visiting all of the holy sites and learning how they are guarded.
Edmonson is learning how Israel gathers intelligence information and how that impacts the rest of the world.
Israel is, of course, well known for its terrorism policing.
Edmonson returns to Louisiana on Sunday.
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