(WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/31/08) – On March 29, a representative of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) offered diversity training to more than two dozen law enforcement managers at a workshop in Maryland.
CAIR Legislative Director Corey Saylor spoke to law enforcement officials enrolled in a police executive leadership program. Agencies represented at the workshop included Baltimore City Police, Maryland State Police, Anne Arundel County Police, Prince George’s County Police, Howard County Police, and U.S. Capitol Police.
Saylor discussed the basic Islamic beliefs, and offered advice to the class on cultural issues that law enforcement officials should be aware of in any case involving Muslims.
CAIR, America’s largest Islamic civil liberties group, has 35 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.
CONTACT: CAIR Legislative Director Corey Saylor, Tel: 202-384-8857, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org