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Tucson synagogue donates to police after stolen objects recovered

Rabbi Yossie Shemtov (left) and Tucson Police detective Scott Ahlskog examine ritual items police recovered after a robbery at Congregation Young Israel-Chabad.

Congregation Young Israel-Chabad will be donating body armor to the Tucson Police Department in appreciation of detectives’ retrieval of some of the silver ornaments stolen from the synagogue on the night of Feb. 22. The gift will be made through the Tucson Police Foundation’s “Adopt-a-Cop” program, using funds that… Read more »