Now that the AP investigation of the NYPD's widespread spying on the city's Muslims has apparently run its course, what's been the result? Much of the city's establishment have derided the AP series as "smearing" the NYPD.
The NYPD seems to have taken payback to a new level. The department appears to have retaliated against the brother of a deputy chief who earlier this year embarrassed a high-profile civilian deputy commissioner.
Another full-court press conference on terror. Another terrorism air ball. That's the tale of the tape in last week's indictments of Ahmed Ferhani and Mohamed Mamdouh, two alleged "lone wolf" terrorists.
Mayor Bloomberg declaring last week that the FBI was not interested in pursuing a terrorism case developed by the NYPD suggests that the relationship between the two agencies has sunk to an all-time low.