LBPD DETECTIVE HONORED FOR COMBATING HATE
The Anti-Defamation League honored Long Beach Police Department Detective Ebrahim Ashabi who has gone above and beyond in his efforts to protect the community. Ashabi received the "Helene & Joseph Sherwood Prize for Combating Hate".
Ashabi is the department's leading expert on Islamic extremism who knows first-hand from his childhood in Iran the dangers that come with extremist views.
The award ceremony was part of a daylong conference on domestic terrorism at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.