Mar 24 2015
CALIFORNIA: Richmond Muslim police officer Mujaheed Rasheed alleges that he was never given ‘proper training’ when he got a promotion in 2013, unlike other officers promoted at the same time, who were mentored and guided. Less than a year later, Rasheed was demoted, no doubt because he didn’t measure up, NOT because he was less-well trained.
Al-Jazeera Feeling that he was “set up to fail,” Rasheed filed a complaint with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), a governmental agency, which is mandated to protect Californians from unlawful discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations and from hate violence.
“It is difficult for me to watch the stereotypes of Muslims at the police trainings. These Islam experts are fueling the fire of Islamophobia, especially if officers don’t know anything about the religion to begin with,” said Rasheed.
(Everything they need to know about Islam, they learned on 9/11, not to mention 25,000+ deadly Islamic terrorist attacks since then, and counting)
Shafiq Abdussabur, a Muslim police officer from Connecticut, said he saw an extreme shift within the profession toward Muslim police officers after the 9/11 attacks. His colleagues accused him of being “part of a sleeper cell,” and if he was off on the day of an attack, such as the day a car bomb was discovered in Times Square, his supervisor would ask him to account for his whereabouts.
“This kind of constant suspicion and the discriminatory comments build up, and I have to carry the burden of always having to defend myself as a Muslim. (I have two words for you: Fort Hood)
Brice Hamack, Northern California civil rights coordinator for designated terrorist group. the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR),, said he received four cases of Muslims who are in law enforcement complaining about discrimination and harassment because of their religion in the last year.
In January, CAIR filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Muslim prison guard against the state of California and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR).. Muslim law enforcement officers have reported to CAIR that they have been mocked and called derogatory names over police radio communications and sometimes their calls for police back up during dangerous situations have gone unanswered by other officers.
“Calls [by the Muslim officers for assistance] were for their safety and they weren’t responded to while calls by other officers in similar situations were responded to,” said Hamack.
Yaman Salahi, a civil rights attorney with the Asian Law Caucus, said U.S. government trainings for local police departments are contributing to anti-Muslim sentiment inside police departments. “Anti-terrorism trainings for police departments portray Muslims as terrorists (No way! Why ever would they think of doing that?) and sustained exposure to this kind of training material promotes racial and religious bias inside the police departments.” (Especially when Muslim officers demand and get special accommodations for their religious needs)
Taining scenarios for the police officers included a Muslim man who had been fired from his job and returned to his workplace to hold a Jewish ex-coworker hostage, “screaming that he wanted to hurt the Jews for what they have done to him and his people.”
Participants of the Urban Shield training session were told that the Muslim man had been known to “visit pro-jihadist websites and anti-Semitic websites, and many websites that instructed on how to build different types of weapons of mass destruction.”
“These police training programs are developed by private security vendors, and some have political agendas to promote anti-Muslim sentiment,” Salahi said. (That’s what happens when most of the terrorist attacks in the news everyday are by Muslims)
Of the more than 18,000 state and local law enforcement agencies in the U.S., there is only one Muslim deputy police chief and no Muslim chiefs. (Gee, I can’t imagine why)
More reasons why you should NEVER HIRE A MUSLIM