The photo that drew ire
Photo: Yosi Ganon

Police reprimand officer for posing in bikini

Young Koral Cohen's failure to ask for permission draws superiors' ire after provocative photos become online hit

The trend of provocative photographs shifts from the IDF to the Israeli police: a policewoman posed for bikini shots for a local website, earning herself a reprimand, Yedioth Ahronoth reported Tuesday.


The photos of Koral Cohen, a patrol officer, became an instant hit on social media networks. "I wish she would arrest me," read a typical comment on Facebook. However, the party came to an end when the photos reached Cohen's superiors, who were outraged by her failure to ask their permission for the provocative shots.


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Police said Cohen was an IDF soldier working for the police as part of her military service – which doesn't excuse the fact she did not request authorization for the pictures.


Koral Cohen (Photo: Yosi Gonen)
Koral Cohen (Photo: Yosi Gonen)


A senior police source said it made no difference that she was sans uniform and posed for the shots privately: "Every soldier and police officer must have special permission to give interviewa to the press or have her or his picture taken and published in the media."


Cohen faced tribunal at the police station where she is posted. She apologized for the transgression, saying she at the time did not realize she had to seek special permission, and agreed she was at fault. She was reprimanded.


Perhaps not for Cohen's newly gained fans, some of whom said it was none of the police's business. "She has a life of her own, outside work. Why should she be judged and reprimanded?" some inquired.



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