Bashir was appointed Saturday by Chief Troy Finner. He is assistant chief as head of the Family Violence Department.
Yasir Bashir, a Pakistani-American commander, was appointed Assistant Chief of Houston Police as Head of the family violence department. Bashir will be the first Muslim assistant chief of police in the United States 🇺🇸. #USEmbassyIslamabad #PakistaniAmericans pic.twitter.com/UN9D3qNK9d— U.S. Embassy Islamabad (@usembislamabad) April 17, 2021
Bashir was formerly commander of Major Assaults for the Midwest Division, responsible for District 18.
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