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The city of Paterson in the US state of New Jersey appointed its first Turkish-American and Muslim police chief the other day. Ibrahim “Mike” Baycora was sworn in with his left hand on a copy of the Quran as Paterson’s 17th police chief during a ceremony at city hall. He has been serving at the city’s police department for more than three decades.