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Officer Mohamed Abdullahi handcuffs a young offender as his partner Abdiwahab Ali assists in Minneapolis. Abdullahi and Ali were recruited by the Minneapolis Police Department to deter crime within the Somali-American population in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood.

Officer Mohamed Abdullahi handcuffs a young offender as his partner Abdiwahab Ali assists in Minneapolis. Abdullahi and Ali were recruited by the Minneapolis Police Department to deter crime within the Somali-American population in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood.