"The Muslim American community plays a vital role in protecting the
people of the United States. Their participation and our continuing
effort to both educate and engage community support is essential to the
entire Homeland Security endeavor."
At 4:00am, you see a young male walking down
the street. He has a beard, a kufi * (skullcap)
on his head, is dressed in "middle-eastern
clothing," and carrying a Quran*. You conduct a
pedestrian stop and investigate. The young man
tells you he's on his way to the Mosque* to pray.
The youngMALAC consists of twelve board members that work closely with the Muslim Community
Affairs Unit to plan activities, functions, and training sessions as well as act as the liaison to local youth
and young-adult groups.
Public trust policing is the use of police resources in a manner that includes the public’s participation in the mission of public safety. The purpose of public trust policing is to provide a higher level of public safety.
Sheriff Baca has been a staunch supporter of leadership throughout his life. To demonstrate the importance of
leadership, the LASD's Core Values begin with "As a LEADER in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, I Commit myself..."
One out of three people who live in Los Angeles County were born outside the United States, and over 50% of
households speak a language other than English. The sheriff's deputies, civilians and volunteers of the Los Angeles
County Sheriff's Department (LASD) reflect the diversity of the communities
If we can be of any assistance to you or your organization, please contact us at: (323) 980-2091 or Email us at MuslimOutreach@lasd.org
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