Samira Hussein (L) of Gaithersburg, Maryland, listens as Sheriff Lee Baca (R) of Los Angeles County, California, testifies during a hearing before the House Homeland Security Committee March 10, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The Homeland Security held the hearing to examine 'The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response.' (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Baca Defends LA County Muslims In Hearings On Radical Islam

Sheriff Lee Baca warned a Congressional panel on Thursday that Americans make a “false assumption” when they blame terrorism on one particular group or ideology.

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Baca: No Evidence US Muslims Not Cooperating With Police

Sheriff Lee Baca said Monday he strongly disagrees with a New York lawmaker who says American Muslims are being uncooperative with law enforcement.