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The Trials of a Muslim Cop

posted on September 5, 2017

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.

Read at The New Yorker