Muslim cops put faith, lives on the line


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(RNS) When Los Angeles County Sheriff Leroy Baca asked Sgt. Muawiya “Mike” Abdeen to set up a liaison unit to local Muslims in 2008, the idea was to build bridges to a community that is often fearful of, or unknown to, law enforcement. It was tough going at first, said Abdeen, a 23-year veteran of […]