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Nypd Spying Muslims

Marathon Miracle Men

Len Levitt | Posted 06.22.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

Somehow, the FBI and the Boston police department, with the help of numerous other Massachusetts and federal law enforcement agencies, were able to kill or capture the suspects in the marathon bombings without the assistance of Ray Kelly.

A Black Eye for Democracy

Len Levitt | Posted 05.11.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

Call it a cri de coeur, a collective cry of the heart, from voices rarely heard -- the city's Muslim community, pushing back for the first time against the NYPD's secret spying on them for the past decade.

Intel at Inception

Len Levitt | Posted 02.09.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

Newly obtained NYPD documents, prepared in 2003 and 2004, provide an insight into how the Intelligence Division operated in the aftermath after 9/11 as it sought to protect the city against another terrorist attack.

An NYPD Inspector General?

Len Levitt | Posted 08.18.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

Last we heard, this was still the United States of America. Maybe that's why an inspector general is not a bad idea.

Intel's Silber: Blind to the Facts

Len Levitt | Posted 08.04.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

No good can come from criticizing a Pulitzer Prize-winning series. Mitchell Silber, the just departed NYPD civilian director of "Intel Analysis" is living proof.

Spying On College Students Is Counterproductive

Alejandro J. Beutel | Posted 05.26.2012 | Religion
Alejandro J. Beutel

The NYPD's surveillance of an entire community based on their faith is a blow against democracy and an ineffective and counterproductive offense to its mandate to "protect and serve."

Ray Kelly Waves the 9/11 Flag

Dan Collins | Posted 05.05.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

Kelly says some have "short memories as to what happened here in 2001." This is the ultimate diss. When the fight is between the guy who wants to do more to avoid a terror attack and -- it doesn't matter. The guy who wants to stop terrorism always wins.

Trymaine Lee

Rev. Al Sharpton Might Sue NYPD Over Allegations It Spied On Him | Trymaine Lee | Posted 02.14.2012 | Black Voices

A day after a Huffington Post blogger and NYPD gadfly Len Levitt wrote a post alleging that the New York City Police Department planted spies inside t...

The Spoils of Spying

Len Levitt | Posted 03.10.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

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.

Mukasey's 180

Len Levitt | Posted 02.11.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

As Attorney General for President George W. Bush, Michael Mukasey was an NYPD critic. Now's he's become an NYPD apologist.

Kelly on Muslim Spying: Who, Us?

Len Levitt | Posted 01.21.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

On the day the city's Muslims staged their first organized protest against the NYPD's secret and pervasive spying on their communities, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly denied the obvious.