NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Members of Long Island’s Muslim community met with police officials over rising tensions amid recent terror attacks in the U.S. and Paris.

Long Island Islamic leaders described the current level of anti-Muslim sentiment they’re experiencing as worse than after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.

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Dr. Mohamed Sameen said his 7-year-old daughter gets bullied at school.

“She herself has heard comments where, there has been threatening again…’look, look..she is a terrorist!’ And she comes back home and she feels threatened,” he said.

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Dozens of Long Island Muslim leaders met with Suffolk police to discuss security measures.

A recent attack on a Muslim person in Queens has Niayr Iman worried.

“And all these copy cats out there, and they can do what happened in Queens,” Iman said.

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Police, meanwhile, have enhanced patrols around Islamic facilities.