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NYC police officer, under investigation for teen shooting, named Muslim Cop of the Year

A New York City police officer, facing a possible grand jury investigation into the shooting of 16-year-old African-American, was named ‘Cop of the Year’ on Thursday by the NYPD Muslim Officers Society according to The Amsterdam News. The recipient of the award, Sgt. Mourad Mourad,  a nine-year veteran of the NYPD,…

New York police officer pleads guilty in civil rights case

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A New York City police officer pleaded guilty on Tuesday to federal charges that he violated an African-American man’s civil rights by arresting him on false charges. Michael Daragjati, an eight-year veteran of the New York Police Department, was later heard using a racial slur to…