The Trials of a Muslim Cop

The New Yorker’s Rachel Aviv profiles Bobby Farid Hadid, an Algerian Muslim man who immigrated to the United States and was inspired to join the N.Y.P.D. after 9/11. Hadid, who rose through the ranks of New York law enforcement to work in counter-terrorism, became disillusioned at the department’s disproportionate focus on Muslims. Hadid eventually became a victim of unfair treatment himself; he was questionably transferred out of the Intelligence Division in 2009, before being pushed out of the department completely in 2011.

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