Given name: Unknown Family name: Lejkin

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  • Lejkin
  • a very short barrister, who unexpectedly was raised to the post of superintendent of the Jewish Police (Order Service), after Szerynski's arrest; he had an inferiority complex, during assemblies he had to stand on tiptoes to beat constables who were taller than him, very energetic; he expanded the Jewish Police to 1,700 functionaries.

  • Jewish police
  • Bryskier, Henryk; fragments of testimonies in: Michal Grynberg, Words to Outlive Us: Eyewitness Accounts from the Warsaw Ghetto, transl. Philip Boehm, Picador, New York, 2003.

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