LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 30 law enforcement officials from across Southern California have been honored by the Anti-Defamation League for their efforts to fight hate crimes.

The Sherwood family prize was awarded Tuesday at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.

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Honorees included FBI agents in Riverside and Orange County who prevented Southern California men from joining al-Qaeda fighters abroad. A Riverside County Sheriff’s investigator and police department officer were also recognized for their work.

Los Angeles police Det. Ross Nemeroff was honored for his work on a hate crime that targeted a transgender woman.

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And Long Beach police Officer Jason Lehman was recognized for creating a community educational program called “Why’d You Stop Me?”

A selection committee made up of regional law enforcement leaders determines recipients of the annual prize.

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